France

Travel ideas for France – trip tips and recommendations from my experiences travelling in France. This European country has diverse and beautiful landscapes, historic cities, and rich cultural traditions. Here you will find exciting travel ideas for travelling in France so start planning your trip now and experience everything that France has to offer travellers.

Lyon restaurants France
City Break Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Rhone-Alpes

A walking tour of Vieux Lyon, France

A walking tour of Vieux Lyon is a glimpse of a medieval town that was not given the 19th-century makeover the French capital received (essentially to enhance authorities’ ability to control crowds and impose anti-revolutionary measures). Make a walking tour a priority when planning things to do in Lyon! In […]

Italian Dolomites mountain and lake landscapeItalian Dolomites mountain and lake landscape
France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italian Alps & Dolomiti Mountains, Italy, Rhone-Alpes, Slovenia, Switzerland

A guide to planning a hike in the European Alps

It’s that time of year again – I’m planning a hike in the European Alps, that incredible theme park for lovers of alpine trekking. After tackling the Tour du Mont Blanc in recent summers I was a bit worried that I wouldn’t be able to find another Europe hike to […]

Bagan sunset, Myanmar
Austria, Belgium, City Break Travel Ideas, Family Travel Ideas, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Hiking Travel Ideas, Italy, Morocco, Ski Holiday Ideas, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Unesco World Heritage Sites

Wandering Kiwi’s 2016 travel year in review

As I write my 2016 travel year in review I can’t help reflecting upon a year that has been a mixed bag. On the one hand political events have plunged the world into great uncertainty. On the other hand, the Wandering Kiwi family has had a consistently excellent year pursuing […]

Basel Christmas shop Johann Wanner, Switzerland
Austria, Belgium, Brussels, City Break Travel Ideas, Czech Republic, Food & Drink Travel Ideas, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Sweden

The best Christmas markets in Europe

As winter draws closer and preparations for the festive season get underway, thoughts turn towards Christmas city breaks but where are the best Christmas markets in Europe? What could be more Christmassy than a weekend spent sipping hot wine and eating tasty treats in the snow-dusted piazzas of Europe’s most […]

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