Paris

For the quintessential French experience, there is no better city than Paris. As the capitol of France, it boasts an incredibly rich history, evident through its many and varied historical structures. Situated on the Seine River, Paris continues to be a focal point for political events, arts, entertainment, media and fashion. In fact, it won't take long to realize that it's been named the "international capital of style" for a reason. Shop the luxury boutiques or take part in the bi-annual Paris fashion week for a taste of haute couture. Renowned chefs come to Paris to study and offer their finest cuisine in celebrated restaurants, so when you've grown tired of shopping, stop in for a taste of the world's finest dining.

Architectural masterpieces like the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe are not to be missed along with the historic artwork at museums like the famous Louvre and Musee d'Orsay. Don't forget to say hi to Mona Lisa while you're there!