Hotel Review: Hôtel Rouen Cathédrale, Rouen – France

Hotel Name: Hôtel Rouen Cathédrale Address: 9 Place de la République, Rouen‎, France I stayed at the Hôtel Rouen Cathédrale in Rouen, France. I was a guest of the hotel which was sponsored by the Normandy Tourist Board and the Seine-Maritime Tourist Board. As the name would suggest, the Hôtel Rouen Cathédrale is close to […]

Hostel Review: Auberge de Jeunesse (Hostelling International), Rennes – France

Hostel Name: Auberge de Jeunesse (Hostelling International) Address: 10 Canal Saint-Martin, Rennes, France I stayed at the HI Hostels (Auberge de Jeunesse) in Rennes, France for two nights. I booked it online for €22.45 per night. I also had to buy a HI Hostels membership card, which was €11 for one year. Some HI Hostels […]

Hotel Review: Hotel Saint Nicolas, La Rochelle – France

Hotel Name: Hotel Saint Nicolas Address: 13 Rue Sardinerie, La Rochelle, France I stayed at the Hotel Saint Nicolas in La Rochelle, France. I was a guest of the hotel which was arranged by the Charente-Maritime tourism office. The Hotel Saint Nicolas is conveniently situated just outside the historic old town area of La Rochelle, […]

Hostel Review: Hotel Altair, Nice – France

Hostel Name: Hotel Altair Address: 10 rue de Suisse, Nice, France I stayed at the Hotel Altair, a hostel in Nice, France. I booked online and paid $29.74 USD for a bed in a 6-bed dorm. I booked it for is proximity to the train station as I was leaving early the next day. My […]

Aussie-style cafes in Paris

For a country that has a reputation for its cafes I was surprised at how average coffee in France was when I first arrived. Sure, the cafes are great for people watching, with rows of chairs lined up in theatre-style so you can watch the world go by. As far as the actual coffee goes […]

A day in Paris is better than no day in Paris

Passing through the grim outer suburbs of Paris on the train from CDG Airport I wondered if I made a mistake coming back for just one day. Was Paris as wonderful as I remembered it to be, or was it a trick of the mind that tends to romanticise places long after you have been? […]

Terminal 2 CDG, Paris – France

The stunning Terminal 2 at Paris CDG Airport. This is home base for Air France who I flew with a guest from South America, connecting to London. Travel Photos: Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport photo gallery

Eiffel Tower sunset, Paris – France

Watching the sunset behind the Eiffel Tower from the Pont Alexandre III. Travel Photos: Paris photo gallery. I was a guest of Air France who I flew with from South America, connecting to London.

Apartment Review: Paris apartment rental by Only-apartments

Apartment Name: Private rental via Only-apartments Address: Rue Jean Baptiste Pigalle, 9e, Paris, France I stayed for two nights in an apartment rental in Paris which was provided by Only-apartments. I like staying in apartments as an alternative to hotels, so I wanted to try out this booking service. I’ve probably spend 2 months of […]

Nice Travel Guide

Travel Guides > France > Nice Travel Guide Accommodation Nice hotels – Search for discount for hotels in Nice with lowest rates guaranteed. Travel Guides Nice Tourism – Convention and visitors bureau of Nice, the French Riviera. Blogs Best of Nice Blog – An irreverent insider’s guide to Nice. A British Expat in Nice The […]