Normal things in France that may confuse a North American

This post contains affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. There's a lot about France that baffles North Americans, mainly in a good way (um, hello, delicious wine for 7€), but there are definitely a few things that may have you scratching your…

What to do if you end up with a bad accommodation

Once, I stayed in a horrible place in Brazil. It was my first time traveling alone abroad and I was with my friend who lived there. We decided to go to Buzios, a beach town that I highly recommend, and stayed in a place her mom said had great food. Well, maybe the food was…

How to take the metro in Paris

Ah, Paris. The place to buy 3€ bottles of wine in the Monoprix and 1.50€ macarons at Pierre Herme (to be honest, I'm unsure of the price since I was too afraid to look at my bill...and busy stuffing my face with delicious macarons). It's my favourite city filled with something exciting or ridiculous around…

7 Books you Need to Read Before your Next Trip to Paris

Luxuriously Thrifty is part of the Amazon Affiliate Program. This post contains affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Paris, my beautiful city, there's just something about you that warms my heart. I don't have to be doing anything but sitting in the…