Learn Basic French Phrases: Before You Travel To France!

Before you think to travel to Paris, Switzerland, Bordeaux or Quebec, you absolutely need to learn basic French phrases. Without these common sentences and words, you will be lost and frustrated. There are sentences and words that you will use every single day. Let’s start to learn them, because life will be extremely hard if you chose to ignore this lesson and travel to a French speaking country. We will start with the most common words because it’s easier, and then, we will learn basic French phrases… 1. Most common words in French (and any other foreign language) Note: I will write the English word first, and then, translate it in French. 1 – Yes = Oui 2 – No …

The Best Romantic Vacations – Five Ideas

The best romantic vacations are those that bring a couple together. This can mean spending time alone, without friends or family around. It can also mean an opportunity to do things together. Here are five of the best romantic vacations. Beach Vacations Beaches are romantic. The sun, sand, and the sound of the waves relax you and take away the stress and worry of “everyday life.” Relaxation and escaping stress is always better for romance. Find a place that is ON the beach, not a hotel miles from the beach. Dealing with traffic, packing and unpacking the car is not romantic. If you are on a budget, you can do like we did in northern Florida. We stayed in our …

Hawaii’s A Great Place For A Vacation

Hawaii is rated one of the most popular vacation destination for American travelers by Ask Doc Travel. This destination is also popular with American Express Vacations. But why? What makes this destination so wonderful? For those of us who have traveled to Hawaii, there are so many reasons to visit that we become muddled, answering only What do you mean whats so great about Hawaii? Well, here is some things to keep in mind when you speak of the many wonders which make Hawaii such a popular destination. Hawaii is comprised of eight islands. These islands are natural wonders that were created in the middle of the ocean by underwater volcanoes. As the magma from these volcanoes cooled, they hardened …

Food As A Romantic Experience Part 1

Food as a Romantic Experience Part 1 According to Encyclopaedia Britannica: “The psychophysiological reaction that a well-prepared meal can have upon the human organism. The combination of the various sensuous reactions — the visual satisfaction of the sight of appetizing food, the olfactory stimulation of their pleasing smells and the tactile gratification afforded the oral mechanism by rich, savoury dishes — tend to bring on a state of general euphoria conducive to sexual expression.” Deriving from the name of the Greek Goddess of love, Aphrodite, the word aphrodisiac summons the image of mysterious recipes and potions that evoke passion and desire in those who consume them. Foods are generally classified as aphrodisiacs in todays society because of the pleasurable taste …