France Travel Guide
Resources, Articles & Tips
- Oanda - Currency Converter - Amazing site...has wallet size conversion chart that can be printed out so you don't have to bumble about with a calculator during your trip.
Getting There & Around
- Eurail - For non-European residents, buy eurail passes or eurailtickets for train travel within Europe.
- Easyjet - Low cost airline for travel around Europe.
- Ground Transportation to/from Paris-London - The world's most advanced high speed train going through the Channel Tunnel under the sea, Eurostar takes you to and from Paris, London and Brussels in luxurious surroundings. Visit their site to get the current schedules and fares.
Hotels & Restaurants
- Cheap Accommodation in France - French Hotels 5 Stars from €99 , 2 Stars from €35 - last minute and peak season discounts. Lowest rates guaranteed - some with free inclusions - instant bookings - some with pay on arrival facility.
- Hotels and travel in France - Extensive database of hotels with pictures, maps, full descriptions, online reservations, car rentals and airline tickets.
News & Culture
- via France - An internet agency that promotes cultural events and leisure activities throughout France.
Travel & Tourism
- Francekeys.com - Good resource for tourism, leisure, and travel in France, including travel tips, an online concierge and detailed maps.
- A Paris - They specialize in tours to France, including special interest and customized tours, with itineraries, things to do, and fun tips and trivial.
- Tourisme en France - A bilingual directory of tourism offices, including interactive maps, addresses, hotels, accommodations, museums, sports, and more.
- About Paris - This site has a basic Paris glossary, listings of hostels and restaurants, travel information from the U.S. State Department, lots of links, etc.
France Travel Articles
The Fruit and the Root (Learning A language) - Is the life of a tree in the fruit or in the root? What does this have to do with learning Spanish? A LOT! If you want to understand "the root" of the issue, this article is a must read.
The Four Secrets to Long Term Retention... (Learning A language) - What you learn here has the potential to completely change your life! I have specifically applied these four secrets to the development of all Bilingual America Learning Courses. and have found over and over that students who follow these "Four Secrets To Long Term Retention" achieve outstanding results.
Tips for Traveling Inexpensively (AmeriSpan Staff Commentary) - These days, from the weak dollar to the outrageous airfares, traveling abroad may seem out of the question. We beg to differ! There are many ways you can travel that are budget-friendly. We’ve gathered together some of our favorite cheap travel tips to help you make your trip a reality!