Tag Archives: France

Budget Travel Guide: 5 Tips for Backpacking in Bordeaux

Selfie Backpacking Bordeaux on a Budget

France is not one of the cheaper countries to visit in Europe. If you’re on a budget, definitely avoid Paris and aim for one of the other gems. So far, my favorite is Bordeaux. If you end up backpacking in Bordeaux as I did, here are some tips to save you money. As always, the less you spend, the longer …

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How to Spend 48 Hours with the Bordeaux CityPass

Bordeaux CityPass

If you’re planning to spend 48 or 72 hours in Bordeaux, there are several reasons you should get the Bordeaux CityPass. Sometimes there’s a question of whether a city card is a good value. Of all the cards I’ve used around the world, Bordeaux has one of the best. Why Bordeaux Bordeaux is one of the bigger cities in France, …

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What a Bordeaux Wine Workshop is Really Like

I say I only drink when I have to. When I get invited to a Bordeaux wine workshop, I have to drink. Bordeaux produces many of the best wines in the world, after all. Bordeaux’s Wine Production It’s hard to say which country or region in the world produces the best wines. Having said that, Bordeaux is way up there. …

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My Workaway in France – A Story of Worst Case Scenario

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It’s been well over four years since my first Workaway experience in Brussels, but it was the next one – my Workaway in France – that will forever live in my memory as an example of just how bad a volunteer job can get. After I left, I wrote a basic story about my time in Touzac, France, but I …

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Exploring the Mountain Village of Tignes in the French Alps

Tignes from the Hill #2

For a week, I had a wonderful opportunity to explore the enchanting, Alpine village of Tignes with a fellow blogger. Although I visited in the off-season just before the ski slopes opened, it was still a gorgeous location to relax and catch up on the writing. Where and Why Tignes Tignes is located just 5 miles away from the Italian …

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