4 Clichés About French Travelers They Wish You’d Stop Thinking

The following is a guest post about breaking stereotypes of French girls and clichés about French travelers. When I started traveling and meeting people from all over the world, I soon discovered that many countries seem to have some kind of fascination with the french culture. Americans, in particular, seem to picture us constantly wearing

Luxury Guide to Saint Tropez

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature the luxury side of an awesome city. Guest bloggers will share about either their hometown or a town they are an expat in and know very deeply so that you get a guide straight from a local.  E-mail me if you'd like to be featured. Luxury Guide to Saint

Luxury Guide to Cannes

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other weeks it'll be a detailed luxury guide to a city the featured blogger/expat knows very well. E-mail me if

Luxury Guide to Nice

Welcome to Backpacker's Boutique. Every Sunday, this spot will feature a new travel blogger. Some weeks it will be a really fun interview about packing, fashion, and fitness so you can snoop inside their bags & lives a little bit and other weeks it'll be a detailed luxury guide to a city the featured blogger/expat knows very well. E-mail me if

Sample Western Europe Itinerary

Western europe was the first trip I took abroad. I was so new to travel I didn't think of it as Western Europe because I was completely unfamiliar with the East. It was just Europe! I've put together a sample Western Europe Itinerary that could be done over the course of 1-2 months, or of

My 5 Favorite Cities in the World

Let’s say you’re rolling in the dough… you have so much money that you could pick random places to travel and not worry about budget. Usually I wouldn’t even consider this, but thanks to a reader’s e-mail, it’s been brought to my attention people like this exist! They don’t want to know which places are

Taken: Tourists in Paris

This is a story about two tourists in Paris. Everyone had seen “Taken” except me and I was warned repeatedly “don’t get in a taxi with a stranger in Paris.” Got it. (Disclaimer: when you warn me not do something, like go to Albania, I’m going to do it). So after missing the train to