True to its nickname, Paris is a city that is impossible to not fall in love with. Like art? The Louvre could keep you occupied for months. Bit of a history buff? Walking Paris' many historic quarters is akin to traveling through time. Consider yourself a foodie? Welcome to heaven. This city has a seemingly endless amount of things to see and do, but I've shared some of my favorite activities and money saving tips below. What to Budget Accommodations €30-40 per night Given how popular of a travel destination Paris is, it's not surprising that the cost of accommodations is
France - c'est magnifique! For many people, France sits perpetually atop the bucket list of "Places I Must Visit Before I Die"; and rightfully so! France's capital city, Paris, ranks 5th on the global list of top cities to visit. It sounds cliched, but this country truly has something for everyone. From some of the world's best wine and food to breathtaking beaches and beyond, if you can't find what you're looking for in France, it can only be due to your not trying. City Specific Guides Tips to Save Money Limit Going Out to Eat If there's any place
It has many different names; wanderlust, the travel bug, vagabond dreams... Call it what you will, if you're here, odds are you've got it. That feeling you get when you step onto foreign land for the first time, or the relentless drive to find out what's just over the horizon; it's something that is seemingly impossible to explain to people who don't feel the same way. But why do we do it? What pushes us onward when others around us seem content to live the 9 to 5, buy a house and settle down? Where does that spark come from?
While preparing to travel abroad for the first time, you will undoubtedly hear horror stories from concerned family and friends about unwary travelers being robbed or assaulted while abroad. After enough repetition, it's understandable to begin thinking it might not be safe out there. I remember this experience all too well when I had made the decision to go on my first backpacking trip. I arrived in Europe fully prepared to be targeted by pickpockets and all manners of shady criminals. Thankfully, it didn't take long for me to relax a bit and retire the hidden money belt I once