Collected by Kristin Panasewicz
50170 Mont Saint-Michel, France
This must-see spot in Normandy is a little city on an island just off the coast that gets cut-off by the tide on a daily basis. At the peak of the town (is nice walk up!) is the Abbey of Mont Saint Michel where you can see a view for miles, once...
Quai de la Poissonnerie, 68000 Colmar, France
Peaceful atmosphere, quaint colourful houses, beautiful lanes...those are things that make this area special! Not as touristy as La Petite France in Strasbourg, it gives you a chance to enjoy the tranquility and romance. And don't miss the photo...
38 Rue Jean Mermoz, 14804 Deauville, France
A stay at the Hotel Royal Barriere is a treat in itself. Staying there during racing season is a real highlight! Early each morning, horses are brought to the beach for workouts in the surf of the English Channel.
10 Place de la Bourse, 33000 Bordeaux, France
Given its UNESCO world heritage status, there's no mistaking the grandeur of this 18th-century property. But the food at Le Gabriel is as modern as the walls are ancient: expect chef-selected meals with foams, gelées, and plenty of style. Looking...
2-4 Rue des Vieux Murs, 59000 Lille, France
Located in the picturesque Place aux Oignons, Au Vieux de la Vieille is the first place I started falling in love with Lille. At the end of my first day exploring the city by foot, I stopped in to kick back and enjoy a beer. I couldn't get over...
53 Rue du Molinel, 59000 Lille, France
If you’re anything like me, you’ve found yourself in the middle of your travels wishing you had just one more book to read. Problem is, you’re in a foreign city. If that foreign city happens to be Lille, Librairie Internationale V.O. has got you...
12 Rue Esquermoise, 59000 Lille, France
Imagine you are in a room of jams and jellies. Literally jams from wall to wall. Any combination of flavors you can think of. Unlimited taste tests. Sound like heaven? Get yourself to the Chambre aux Confitures on rue Esquermoise. This is one of...
25 Rue des trois Mollettes, 59800 Lille, France
Whenever my friends and I want to go for a drink after a long day…or a short day…or any kind of day, really…there’s no question of what our rendez-vous point will be. La Capsule is a beer fiend’s dream hidden away on one of Vieux Lille’s back...