Where to stay in Strasbourg – voco Strasbourg Centre – The Garden

Beautiful canalside Strasbourg

Planning a trip to the capital of the Grand Est region (previously Alsace, Champagne-Ardenne and Lorraine) and wondering where to stay in Strasbourg? During my visit last September, I stayed in the lovely voco Strasbourg Centre – The Garden. The hotel is ideally located close to the train station and attractions, making it an perfect […]

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24 Hours in Reims, Champagne-Ardenne – Best Things to Do

24 Hours in Reims, France

Reims is located in Champagne-Ardenne, in the Grand-Est region. Located just about 150 kilometres from Paris, Reims makes a great weekend break from the capital. Home to Champagne and Reims Cathedral, with numerous major attractions including 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Reims is a city to include in your France’s itinerary.  Disclosure: This post contains […]

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A Perfect Day in Charming Colmar, France

Charming town of Colmar, France

Have you ever heard of Colmar, France? This town is like one of these beautiful places that look straight out of a postcard.  I had never realised how spectacular the Grand Est region was until I set foot in Strasbourg last September. The former Alsace region is famous for its Christmas markets and wine routes. […]

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Top Things to Do and See in Strasbourg, France

Picturesque and charming Petite France

Strasbourg, the capital of Alsace, is a beautiful city with many historical and architectural heritage. For several years, the Alsace region, particularly Strasbourg, had been on the list of places I wanted to discover. Wanting to avoid the crowd for my first visit to the city, I decided to discover Strasbourg at the end of […]

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Amazing Things to do in and around Lake Annecy, France

Best Things to do in and around Lake Annecy, France

Annecy is a lakeshore city located between Lyon and Geneva. Annecy is a peaceful yet vibrant town with a mountain backdrop, quaint shops, and a crystal-clear lake. An ideal destination for cultural travellers and adventure lovers, Annecy and its surrounding lake offers beautiful villages to explore and activities including paragliding and hiking. No matter the […]

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