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“France has the only two things towards which we drift as we grow older – intelligence and manners.”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald

Ooh la la! Get ready to embark on a fascinating journey through France–Western Europe’s largest country.

Travel France, one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world. Must of the country’s culture is influenced by it neighboring border countries–Luxembourg and Belgium in the north, Germany, Italy and Switzerland in the east, Andorra and Spain in the south. France is often referred to as “The Hexagon” because of the the country’s shape by the Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic Ocean, English Channel, North Sea and the Rhine.

The French landscape is also very diverse and includes everything from beautiful beaches, fertile agricultural plains,  and snow-capped Alps, to the forested Massif Central – a plateau of ancient mountains and extinct volcanoes.

Travel France to experience the rich unique offerings in food, culture, art, music, architecture, natural landscape, literature, fashion, film and more.


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Shakespeare and Company: A Literary Legacy

By Sugato Mukherjee

A quiet stroll through the stretch of Rue de la Bûcherie has led me up here at Shakespeare and Company, arguably the most famous independent bookstore in the world, a literary institution that began its journey in 1919.   Read more

France History Literature & Music
Chambery, France is in the French Alps.

COVID-19 in the French Alps: Chambery, France

Recently France experienced the highest number of COVID-19 related deaths in any one day.  Like every other country in the world, France has not been immune to the spread of this virus.  And, in dense cities like Paris it is not surprising to see the devastation the coronavirus has left … Read more   Read more

France Health & Wellness Insights
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The magic behind the tourist’s Paris

By Kellie Paxian

Paris is polarizing. You either love it or you hate it. It’s either cliché or it’s charming.   Read more

France Off the Beaten Path
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Beautiful Vieux Lille & the French Flanders

By Jackie Jones

Lille was often associated with industry and trade, yet centuries of history have formed a charming city which lures to the French Flanders region and those who visit soon realize that a day-trip is just not enough.   Read more

France Experiences The Arts
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LEGACY SHOW: Exploring black Paris

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel’n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. We continue our conversation with Ricki Stevenson, founder of Black Paris Tours, as she introduces the rich culture that had defined Black Paris by taking us on a … Read more   Read more

France Experiences
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LEGACY SHOW: Exploring black Paris

This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before re-branding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS.Ricki Stevenson, founder of Black Paris Tours, introduces the rich culture that had defined Black Paris by taking us on a journey to the places made famous by Black … Read more   Read more

France History