Anthony Bourdain Says Go to Marseilles. Why?

In advance of a recent episode of Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown,” CNN released a video in which Bourdain is asked for the most underrated travel destination in the world. His answer is Marseille, where the episode is filmed. He calls… Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Avoid being an Annoying Tourist in France

France — and especially Paris — has a love/hate relationship with tourists. Tourism is an important industry, but if you’re not careful, you can make a nuisance of yourself with locals. Here are five ways you can avoid being that… Continue Reading →

5 Must-Visit Destinations on the French Riviera

When you think of France, you might think of historic sights and hotels in big cities like Paris. However, there’s another part of France that’s also worth visiting. The French Riviera has long been known as one of the most… Continue Reading →

5 Things You Didn’t Know About the D-Day Invasion at Normandy (and why you should visit)

The American cemetery at Normandy. We celebrated Memorial Day yesterday here in the United States, which honors all the men & women who died serving the U.S. Armed Forces. My Boy Scout troop (874 representing) planted flags one year at… Continue Reading →

A Sunset from Space, Solo Freeclimbing and Customizing your iPad for Travel

  Rock climbing is becoming more and more popular. Even in my current city of Chiang Mai, there’s a robust rock climbing club and plenty of karst to scramble up – with ropes, safety equipment and helmets. But what about… Continue Reading →

Avalanches, Skydiving and Northern Lights: Amazing Videos from Around the World

This is a Hipmunk guest post from Jodi Ettenberg. Her views and opinions are hers alone and do not represent Hipmunk.  For this post-Easter weekend roundup, I wanted to share a few videos that caught my eye. The first is from Mattias… Continue Reading →

Free Things to Do in Paris (via @CameronCRussell)

Writer Taras Grescoe discovers “the art of being authentically Parisian—the art, that is, of tasting, touching, buying, and eating with an extra touch of finesse” in the March 2008 issue of National Geographic Traveler. And even though traipsing around pricey… Continue Reading →

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