Careful with your camera in Paris

The Eiffel Tower is undoubtedly one of the world’s most recognisable and photographed landmarks. But did you know it’s illegal to take a pic of the tall tower at night?


The Camino de Santiago

Thousands of people from all over the world walk or cycle the famous Camino de Santiago each year, to head to the city of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain. Are you ready to walk the Way of St James?


A slow cruise of French waterways

Lesley Bellew recently cruised France’s rivers on the European Waterways hotel barge Clair de Lune and today shares one of the finest accounts of river cruising we ever published.


The hidden gems of France

Being the most visited country in the world, you’d expect France to be quite the crowded country, but there are plenty of tourist-free places off the beaten track for you to enjoy.

Travel News

Places you wish you could visit

Whether they’re sealed off for the sake of government secrets, preservation, or protection, these seven places you can’t visit are as enticing as they are inaccessible.

Tours & Trips

Ken’s Paris love affair

YourLifeChoices member Ken shares a truly magical moment.


Should the ‘burqini’ be banned?

The burqini debate is a sensitive one. On one hand, you have bathers that allow Muslim women to enjoy the beach. But to some, it’s an outfit that symbolises much more.


Max’s French Airbnb adventure

Max and Jenny are experienced travellers who recently tried an Airbnb in France. Did it all go according to plan? Let’s find out ...

Travel News

The world’s most exquisite gardens

Take a stroll with us as we explore five of the most beautiful gardens in the world, and discover why they were made.


$105 Medieval French winter

Carcassonne is a gorgeous medieval citadel in southern France’s Languedoc region, and Cerise Carcassonne Sud is offering stays for just $105 per night.


A thought for Paris

Less than a year since Paris was left reeling from a terrorist attack at the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the city is again having to deal with tragedy.


The emotion of the Western Front

Gallipoli will be the focus of all Australians today; however, a visit to Villers-Bretonneux on the Western Front is a moving an educational experience.

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