Explore Saint-Germain-des-Pres


One of my favorite neighborhoods in Paris is Saint-Germain-des-Pres. This historic neighborhood is on Paris’ left bank and is one of four quarters of the 6th arrondissement. The area is famous for its restaurants, shops, and chocolatiers. Some of these areas can blend in with the Latin Quarter neighborhood, but both places can be easily covered…

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Paris’ Latin Quarter

Historic Pantheon Paris building

Paris’ Latin Quarter, or 5th Arrondissement, is located on the left bank of the River Seine. The famous neighborhood has many cafes, bookshops, and restaurants. I have visited the Latin Quarter many times throughout my visits to Paris, and in this post, I want to share some of my favorite spots to visit. Some of…

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The Best of Normandy

Bayeux in Normandy France.

France is a country soaked in tradition. The nation is one of the most visited, drawing millions of visitors yearly. I have lived, worked, and traveled through France for over two decades, and one of my favorite regions is Normandy. The region dates back centuries, and it was here that Willian the Conqueror invaded England…

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Explore Fécamp

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Fécamp is a fishing port in Northern France and was once home to the Dukes of Normandy. The port town is a seaside resort, religious pilgrimage site, and home to the world-famous Benedictine liqueur. I stayed in Fécamp for two nights after visiting Honfleur and Etretat. The Benedictine Palace My first stop in the town…

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Explore Étretat

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Normandy is full of charming towns, and Etretat is one you will not want to miss. Etretat is well known for its stunning white cliffs and eye-catching rock formations. I had always wanted to visit the picturesque town, and I am glad I finally had the chance to see it. Although I have explored many…

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Two Fun Days in Honfleur

Honfleur harbor.

During my time in Normandy, I was also able to visit the charming town of Honfleur. The small town is located on the estuary where the Seine river meets the English Channel and it is a popular destination in Normandy. I had planned on staying one night, but after falling for the town’s charm and…

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Visit Arromanches-les-Bains in Normandy

Coastline of Arromanches-les-Bains

If you’re looking for a small coastal town to visit while exploring Normandy that is loaded with history, look no further than Arromanches-Les-Baines. Arromanches is a short 20-minute drive from Bayeux and a 30-minute drive to the American Cemetery. My first visit to Arromanches was in 1998 when I was studying abroad in Caen, France.…

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A Retreat to the Mondaye Abbey

After spending weeks based in Bayeux building World Travelers Today’s network for tours and trip designs in Normandy, I needed a break from months of work. I was in search of a place to recharge the batteries and a place that was secluded from a city. The small village of Juaye-Mondaye was the perfect spot…

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