Category Archives: France

Digital French Covid Vaccination Certificates with Scannable QR Codes – Now Available for Tourists, Sept 24, 2021

After several false starts, we are happy to share good news for those of you traveling to France who have been worried about not having a scannable Covid vaccination certificate. You can now easily convert your US-issued printed CDC certificates into a version that contains a scannable QR code in digital format. This means you […]

A New EU Travel Ban on Visitors from the US?, Sept 2, 2021

Monday of this week the European Council made a non-binding recommendation to the member states of the European Union to impose a ban on travellers originating from a small number of nations, including the United States. It is clear that this recommendation is not a directive and that it will not be enforced, unless the […]

Returning to the US from Abroad, August 18, 2021

One of the many obligations of travellers from the US returning from abroad is to produce a negative Covid-19 antigen test taken within 72 hours prior to their return to the US. Given that most flights from Europe to the US arrive in the US the day after they depart, this effectively means that the […]

Resuming Tours in France, August 1, 2021

Being a company that provides private tours in France to English-speaking visitors, it happened that, until this last week, the last tour that we had performed was in early March, 2020. That was a Classic Paris Luxury Tour of Champagne, and we would never have imagined then that we would not be performing another tour […]

Brasseries in France

For a country that produces as much wine as France does, you might not expect it to be a major producer of beer, as well. It is number two in Europe for wine, after Italy, and number six for beer, behind the Netherlands. There is no doubt about it: in addition to other beverages the […]