Paris travel tips

Is there a way to skip the line at the Musée d’Orsay ?

Is there a way to skip the line at the Musée d’Orsay ?

The Orsay Museum is one of the most beautiful museums of Paris. Built inside an old train station, that museum has some great art on display and especially a lot of the work of the Impressionists. Being that beautiful and famous, the Orsay museum attracts a lot of visitors. So to get inside without taking the line you have different options. First option: you…

1st Thanksgiving in Paris: Where to buy your supplies?

Paris is a city with a large diversity of population. So it’s possible to find in the French capital all the ingredients for all the important holydays all over the world. To celebrate the American holyday of Thanksgiving you will need some special ingredients. The most important are: a huge turkey, of course, pecan pie, eggnog, cranberries and canned pumpkin. To find all of…

7 YouTube clips related to the Eiffel Tower

The construction of the Eiffel Tower  Of course there is no video of that (video was not invented yet!)  but here is a photomontage of the construction of the Eiffel Tower that took just a little bit more than 2years. https://youtu.be/r65KAj2sB0U Fireworks on the Eiffel Tower  Every year on the 14th of July, Bastille day, the French national day, there is a firework on…

A cheesy post

  Well, you ve made it to France, the stinky-cheese country, and you re looking for some advice from your local guide and ask him this terrible question : What is your favourite cheese ? What a tricky question ! We got so many different cheese that we have at least 10 favourite. We re not even sure how many kind of cheese you can find in…

What is the French Apéro?

“Apéro” is a short word for “apéritif”. The apéritif isthe drink you order befor your meal in a restaurant. Traditionaly you drink it while you are looking at the menu or while you are waiting for the starter. The Apéro version is more relax. It can be at home before you go out, outside in a garden or on the side of the river…

Top 10 places to have a pic nic in Paris and around

Top 10 places to have a pic nic in Paris and around

1.Place Dauphine This square is our favorite here at Blue Fox Travel, it is a lovely place hidden from the crowd in the heart of Paris on the Island of the city. The triangle square is a famous spot for “Pétanque”. There are bench where you can put your stuff and play around. 2. Bridge Alexander III Under the bridge is a beautiful spot…

Chocolate Time: Easter in Paris

Chocolate Time: Easter in Paris

With Easter approaching, this post will focus on Easter chocolate, but the recommendations on chocolatiers below are useful year round. After all, chocolate doesn’t require a season. First, let’s go over the background information regarding Paris and Easter. As most folks know, Easter is one of the most important Christian celebrations in the calendar year. Christians mark Easter as the Holiday to celebrate and…

5 Unusual Places to Eat in Paris

Le Bel Canto One of the most unique diner experiences you can have in Paris is found at “Le Bel Canto“.  At the Bel Canto the servers are opera singers who will serenade you while they serve your food! They servers are all either students training to be opera singers on stage or young professional singers that enjoys the proximity with their audience. Someone will sing a new song…

5 moments in history that shows the strong relationship between America and France

1) The American Revolution The relationship between French and American began right after the creation of the US: during the Independence War. American people asked the help of the French kingdom against the English because they knew the two of them had history. Actually, French people were just defeated by the English in what we now call the seven years war and so they…

The Top Gardens of Paris

  You come to Paris to see all of its splendors and it sure has some! The monuments will impress you, the museums will mesmerize you, the city streets will give you electric vibes, and the beautiful architecture will charm you.  You know what else all of these wonderful things will do? They will take a lot of your energy to visit and experience. So what is the…