Paris Tourist Traps to Skip and What to See In Instead

By | 2018-08-13T14:24:47+00:00 August 9th, 2018|Europe, France, Travel Tips|

Paris is the cultural capital of the world, plain and simple, and no matter where you end up in this city and which landmark you decide to visit, you will not make a mistake. Having stated that, you should also know that, considering just how much unrelenting beauty this city offers, you can easily [...]

17 Best Places to Travel in 2018

By | 2018-02-02T23:16:33+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Africa, Australia, Caribbean, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Europe, Florida, France, Iceland, Ireland, Jordan, Leisure & Relaxation, Louisiana, Luxury Travel, Malta, Middle East, Morocco, North America, Oceania, Peru, Portugal, South America, South Korea, South Pacific, Tanzania, Top 10, Travel Tips, Turks & Caicos, USA|

Deciding where to travel this year? If you're like us you love to travel. But, with so much beauty in the world it's not easy deciding where to go next.  Guidester has been looking to the year ahead to pick some of the best destinations worth visiting in coming months. Whether you’re after secluded beaches, a close-up [...]

Avignon: Ancient City of the Popes

By | 2017-10-31T15:02:14+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Art & History, Europe, France|

Capital of Christendom in the Middle Ages, Avignon is famous as the city to which the Popes fled when leaving the corruption of Rome in the 14th century.  There are many other important attractions in Avignon, including the Pope's Palace, now a museum and UNESCO World Heritage Site. Avignon is well known as a [...]

6 Must-Do Trips To Take As An Empty-Nester

By | 2017-11-16T19:10:10+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Art & History, Caribbean, Central America, Costa Rica, Couples Travel, Croatia, Europe, France, Italy, Luxury Travel, Outdoor Enthusiast, St. Lucia, Top 10|

You’ve waved goodbye to the kids and now the reality of an empty nest is starting to set in. You might shed a few tears at the prospect of an empty house, but we’re guessing that over the years, your family vacations have included plenty of theme parks, petting zoos and all-inclusive resorts.  Now [...]

How to Conquer Paris in Two Days

By | 2017-11-16T19:11:57+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Art & History, Couples Travel, Europe, France, Top 10, Travel Tips|

Paris is a magical place. From the ambiance of the Eiffel Tower to the culture-filled streets, everyone should visit at sometime or another. Even if you are only in town for two days, it is possible to conquer it all. Here are some travel tips and must see sights for your time in Paris. 5 [...]

11 Best Beaches in Europe

By | 2017-10-27T02:53:36+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Croatia, England, Europe, France, Iceland, Italy, Leisure & Relaxation, Spain, Top 10|

Discover the top beaches in Europe for relaxation, countless watersports, nightlife, or some unique culture. There are so many beaches to choose from, but here is our list of the best beaches in Europe in terms of quality and beauty. 1.   Navagio Beach, Greece Navagio is one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece.  Clear turquoise water laps [...]

The 15 BEST Places to Travel in France

By | 2017-11-16T19:20:35+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Art & History, Europe, France, Top 10|

France is one of those amazing destinations that captures the imagination and ensnares the senses.  Stretching back into antiquity, the region that makes up modern France holds a rich cultural makeup and stunning landscapes. As there are so many amazing places to visit, we have compiled a list of the absolute best places to travel in [...]

Lyon: Gastronomic Capital of France

By | 2017-10-29T04:01:47+00:00 May 16th, 2016|Europe, Food & Libations, France|

France’s second city is a prosperous center with an important cultural heritage, a lively arts scene and a wealth of museums. In addition to its role as a serious business, banking and conference center, Lyon is the undisputed gastronomic capital of France. As in Burgundy, food is a science and an art, even a [...]

The World’s Most Romantic Cities

By | 2017-10-29T04:06:39+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Australia, California, Europe, France, Italy, North America, Oceania, USA|

Whether you're searching for "the one" or looking for a romantic getaway, consider exploring one of these five destinations to get the love flowing. Take a look below to explore the five most romantic cities in the world. Santa Barbara's City Lights 5. Santa Barbara, California Couples flock to Santa Barbara [...]

Aix-en-Provence, France

By | 2017-10-29T04:09:22+00:00 January 10th, 2016|Charting the World, Europe, France|

Aix-en-Provence (pronounced 'X') is a small, classically Provençal town,  consisting of narrow streets, boulevards lined with beautiful buildings from 17th and 18th century, and paved plazas boasting gleaming fountains.  It is a quiet, clean and comfortable city, and in fact one of the wealthiest in all of France.  The city center is mostly pedestrian and, [...]