France, a popular country in Western Europe. Its known for its rich history and its infrastructures. Its capital is Paris known for long walks to Notre-Dame Cathedral, Musée du Louvre, Eiffel Tower (Tour Eiffel), Le Marais,Sacred Heart Basilica of Montmartre (Sacre-Coeur), Musée d’Orsay, Père-Lachaise Cemetery (Cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise), Palais Garnier – Opéra National de Paris, Luxembourg Gardens (Jardin du Luxembourg), Arc de Triomphe, Centre Pompidou, Versailles Palace (Château de Versailles), Musée Rodin, Paris Catacombs (Les Catacombes de Paris), various types of pasta, bread and day and nights of drinking wine.
While there are so many things that you can do, see and eat in Paris or in France entirely and the place is safe, there are still things that you need to remember when going to France or even go in other places, in general, and that is to have the knowledge, skills, and attitude of a good traveler (yes there is such a thing). It’s an unwritten law that no one will tell you but you should know and develop. It’s not really hard, but its something that you should know and practice by heart so that you won’t get into trouble and you will have an easy experience while you’re traveling. Plus you get to brag to anyone how you pulled off certain things easy without breaking a sweat.
Know the risks: Franca and risks? It sounds like it does not match right? But there are actually are risks, take this website called travelsafe-abroad.com, they have this risk information about France and other European countries. Risks of possible terrorist acts from Islamic terrorists, pickpockets, and scams. Although the percentage isn’t high, that fact that there is such a thing that existed means you should be on your toes.
Know the law: Ignorance of the law excuses no one, this has always been the case for many many years and has been the practice by various countries including France. If you don’t want to be in trouble and you would know how to act accordingly, its best that you know certain laws. You don’t want to miss a few of your itineraries and even your flight back home because you got into some trouble with the law right?
practice a few French words: It’s not really necessary to know and practice french especially if you’re just in a vacation that is within the 2 weeks time frame. But if you’re a kind of a person that wants to converse with locals, at least have a few words in your arsenal like bonjour,
bonne soirée, laisse manger, au revoir, je t’aime and so on. You know, just some things that you can open a conversation and the locals will appreciate you doing.
France is like this dream destination for most people, its where they want to go one day to get married and so on. While France is beautiful, it has a rich culture that is obvious in their structures, people and food, and going there is like a dream, you still need to know a few things like their laws and the risks in going there and not to mention their language. If you wish to know more, check here.