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Is a Day Trip from London to Paris via the Eurostar Train worth it?

Is a Day Trip from London to Paris via the Eurostar Train worth it?

Recently I went to England to visit some family an a sick little granny (don't worry she is okay now), while there I decided to spend a few days sightseeing in London and that then expanded to a"quick" day trip to Paris from London via the Eurostar. I've always wanted to see Paris, even if it was just for the day. Plan your trip to Europe Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Further Reading on Paris & London: PARIS Travel tips for visiting Paris on a Budget The Ultimate List of Things to do in Paris – Beyond the Popular Attractions Where to stay in Paris…
The Ultimate Travel Guide to Annecy

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Annecy

Spend a minute in Annecy and you’ll think you’ve entered into a fairy tale. This idyllic town in the south of France is home to charming architecture, beautiful natural landscapes, medieval castles, and delicious food. Yet, Annecy is best known for its stunning lake nestled in between the surrounding mountain ranges. This picturesque setting is what earns Annecy the nickname “the Venice of the Alps”. The city's old town has become a popular destination in its own right too, with its pastel-coloured houses, cobblestone alleyways, and enchanting canals. This Annecy France guide will let you in on some of the town’s best treasures and, hopefully, inspire you to visit Annecy during your next overseas adventure. This ultimate travel guide to Annecy will show you all the most beautiful places in Annecy, what to expect when visiting, where to stay in Annecy and things to do in Annecy which will help…
23 Things to do in Annecy and Surrounding Areas

23 Things to do in Annecy and the Surrounding Areas

Located in the beautiful, mountainous region of southeastern France, Annecy is found in the heart of the French Alps. The charming city lies on the shores of Lake Annecy, where verdant water stretches out towards high, snow-capped peaks. Few other places in France can match Annecy for beauty, but more than just looking good, there is a lot to explore in the city too. As well as being the perfect base for outdoor activities, the Old Town, the canals and the markets of Annecy are full of history and culture. Hit the lake for watersports, hike into the countryside or day trip across the border to Switzerland. There are plenty of great things to do in Annecy France, and here’s our guide to the best of them. Plan your trip to Annecy France Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8…
Where to stay in Annecy

Where to stay in Annecy

Annecy France is a fairytale town with a lake of the same name, but many people want to know “Where is Annecy France?” This is a good thing, as tourism hasn’t yet spoiled Annecy as in other parts of Europe, so it’s a wonderful destination for France travellers who want to get off the beaten path. With so many things to do in Annecy, deciding where to stay is an excellent first step in planning your trip. With these neighborhoods and hotels, Annecy accommodation is just a click away. From the shores of Lake Annecy to the old town center, these are the best places to stay in Annecy. We will cover off all types of Annecy accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Annecy hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Annecy, the best Annecy hotels, best places in Annecy to visit, the best places to stay…
The Ultimate Guide to Saint Tropez

The Ultimate Guide to Saint Tropez

Think of that perfect postcard picture of the French Riviera, you know, the kind with vibrant hues, gorgeous architecture and turquoise waters. Now think of a tiny yacht-filled, shopping-friendly, gourmet-loaded fishing village that could be your dream destination, whether you’re looking for a lavish luxurious getaway or an exotic vacation within budget. If thinking about these sights is getting your heart racing, then travelling to Saint Tropez is just what you might be craving. Plan your trip to France Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on check out. Want to learn how to travel on a Budget? Check out our dedicated “Budget Conscious Travel Guide” Read more on France: Travel tips for visiting Paris on a Budget The Ultimate List of Things to do in…
Where to stay in Nice

Where to stay in Nice

Travelers looking for an escape to the Mediterranean who still want urban amenities and attractions might choose Nice over nearby Cannes, St Tropez or Monaco. Nice is the fifth-largest city in France and he capital of the French Riviera, therefore drawing tourists in for more than just pretty beaches. When you come to Nice, there many places to stay. Downtown Nice is fairly compact, and very walk able, so no matter where you stay, you won’t have trouble reaching other neighborhoods and attractions of Nice. We’ve rounded up some of the best areas to choose from when deciding where to stay in Nice. We will cover off all types of Nice accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Nice hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Nice, the best Nice hotels, best places in Nice to visit, the best places to stay in Nice, hotels near Nice attractions,…
Exclusive Things to do in Cannes

Exclusive Things to do in Cannes

Cannes is one of the top travel destinations in France. It's a gorgeous resort town found along the French Riviera, and lined with magnificent beaches, palm trees and yachts. You may have heard the name Cannes from the famous international film festival it is home to every year. Although it is only a small town with roughly 70,000 residents, Cannes is a huge hot spot with a lot of culture and glamour. With its Mediterranean climate, the long, warm summers make it a go-to place for beachgoers and vacationers. There are a lot of things to do in Cannes that the average person probably doesn’t know about. Keep reading to find out what to do in Cannes and why you should book a trip there for your next summer holiday. Plan your trip to France Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data…
Where to stay in Cannes

Where to stay in Cannes

One of the most famous towns along the French Riviera is Cannes, home of the Cannes Film Festival, which draws movie stars from all over the world each spring. During the rest of the year, Cannes still draws the rich and famous jet-set who anchor their yachts off-shore and come to enjoy magnificent beaches, scenic islands and world-renowned shopping. While there are many luxury hotels here, it’s also possible to find Cannes hotels for travelers with a bit less to spend. We’ll help you decide what area to stay in Cannes, as well as recommend several Cannes hotels, in the city centre and surrounding areas. We will cover off all types of Cannes accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Cannes hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Cannes, the best Cannes hotels, best places in Cannes to visit, the best places to stay in Cannes, hotels near…
Where to stay in Saint Tropez

Where to stay in Saint Tropez

Saint Tropez calls to mind an exotic locale on the French Riviera, flooded with movie stars and royalty. After an exclusive peak of jet set tourism in the 1960’s, St Tropez France is still a popular destination on the Cote d’Azur, although much more accessible to travelers of all budgets. As you plan your French Riviera getaway, you’ll need to decide the best area to stay in St Tropez. We’ve rounded up some of the best resorts in St Tropez, as well as the best beaches in St Tropez to help you decide what area to stay in St Tropez. This where to stay in St Tropez guide, we will cover off all types of Saint Tropez accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Saint Tropez hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Saint Tropez, the best Saint Tropez hotels, best places in Saint Tropez to visit, the…
Budget Travel Guide for Paris

Budget Travel Guide for Paris

As one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, the City of Love can be incredibly expensive to visit. That being said, visiting Paris can be as affordable as any other city in Western Europe, so long as you’re mindful about how your money is being spent. With some careful consideration and planning, you can easily visit this beautiful city without breaking the bank. You don’t have to compromise on seeing all the iconic Parisian sights either. You just have to be smart and plan ahead. Luckily, a lot of the research has already been done for you. Follow along this budget travel guide for Paris to learn how you can enjoy the city at a low cost and provide you with tips for traveling to Paris. Plan your trip to France Need data for your trip to France? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for…