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France — France is a montage of thousands of sights, dishes, and tiny, charming towns. It’s little wonder that this profoundly culturally rich country ranks as one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations.

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For the world’s best food and drink, beautiful Paris, medieval cities, breathtaking sights, the cafes, and nightlife.

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Bordeaux on a Budget: A Guide for Foodies

April 09, 2014 by Christine Wei

Wine. Cheese. Seafood. These are the hallmarks of local cuisine in Bordeaux. But that doesn't mean you need to spend a year's savings to eat and drink well. Here ... Read More »

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5 Overhyped Tourist Destinations, and Where to Go Instead

April 03, 2014 by Alex Schechter

Whether it's a packed cruise ship unloading throngs of boisterous passengers, or a mob of thirty college students tearing through town, an excess of tourists can ... Read More »

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10 Things You Might Not Know About River Cruising

April 02, 2014 by Christine Wei

Deciding whether to book a river cruise? If you've already read our primer on what it's all about and why we love it from a value standpoint, these tips and ... Read More »

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In Which Our Editor Falls in Love With Bordeaux (With Slideshow)

April 01, 2014 by Christine Wei

(Cruising to Bordeaux on Viking's New Longship: See the Slideshow) I've always been a bit of a Francophile with my eyes set on Paris. It never crossed my mind ... Read More »

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Aboard a Viking River Cruise Longship

March 31, 2014

A peek at the innovative 190-passenger ship of one of America's favorite river cruise brands. Read More »

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“Ask the locals where to eat – they usually know the best places to grab a cheap and tasty bite.”

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