25 Unmissable Movies Set in France on Netflix & Amazon Prime in 2020

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France is a fabulous travel destination. From the Alsace delights of Colmar and Strasbourg, to the Mediterranean shores of Nice and the Cote D’Azur, the Flemish splendour of Lille to the D-Day beaches of Normandy, it rarely disappoints. I am longing to return to explore other corners of France but, like many travellers right now, my […]

31 Best Places to Travel Alone in Europe: Solo Travel Guide

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Be inspired to plan your next solo trip with this list of the best places to travel alone in Europe   Are you itching to take your first solo travel trip but are unsure where to go? Given that there are so many options and considerations, choosing your solo travel destination can be a tough […]

One Day in Lille, Northern France: A Free Walking Tour (+ Interactive Map)

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Explore Lille’s exuberant Flemish Baroque buildings and grand cobblestoned squares on this free, self-guided walking tour. I’ll level with you; I never intended to spend one day in Lille. My master plan was to bag a cheap Eurostar ticket from London to Lille – a mere 90 minutes’ journey from London St. Pancras International – […]

One Week in Provence by Rail Made Easy

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Do you have one week in Provence but no car? Fear not. It is easy to explore Provence by rail.

To help you plan a perfect train itinerary, and to inspire you to put together your own tour of the South of France, here are some tips on how to do it, based on a 7-day trip that I did as a solo traveller.