What to Do in Saint-Émilion: the Most Charming French Village

What to Do in Saint-Émilion: the Most Charming French Village

I’d seen its picturesque rolling hills and terracotta rooftops on Instagram and Pinterest before. The day for me to finally visit Saint-Émilion came on a sunny late fall day in France. I took a train from Bordeaux, followed by a connecting bus, and arrived at the foot of this charming hilltop town! After a comfortable…

Where to Stay in Biarritz for the Best Experience

Where to Stay in Biarritz for the Best Experience

Nestled along the Basque coast of southwestern France, Biarritz serves as a captivating destination where the energy of the Atlantic Ocean mingles seamlessly with French elegance. This picturesque resort town, famed for its stunning beaches, world-class surfing, and opulent architecture, has much more to offer than meets the eye. Deciding where to stay in Biarritz…

Biarritz Travel Guide

Biarritz Travel Guide

When a friend of mine proposed a month-long rental of her parents’ beachside apartment on the Atlantic shore of southwestern France, I simply couldn’t say no. All in all, only 3 weeks separated the offer from my arrival at the apartment so I had to prepare quickly. Getting to Biarritz from New York is not…