Photos: Lessons Learned from a Vacation Without Reservations

Johan Pascaud-BlandinVineyardsYvonne DavidPatio DiningStephane ChambonRocamadourAnne-Laure HoaroOld Port of MarseilleLiisa CorbiereCassis
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Name: Johan Pascaud-Blandin Met at: Le Repaire de Bacchus Wine Shop, in Paris Recommends: the vineyards near Le Moulin du Mesnil, Saint-Georges-sur-Cher (see next slide)
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Vineyards near Le Moulin du Mesnil, Saint-Georges-sur-Cher.
Name: Yvonne David Met at: Le Moulin du Mesnil, in Saint-Georges-sur-Cher Recommends: patio dining at Le Pont de l'Ouysse, in Lacave (see next slide)
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Patio dining at Le Pont de I'Ouysse, in Lacave.
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Name: Stephane Chambon Met at: Le Pont de l'Ouysse, in Lacave Recommends: the hillside city of Rocamadour (see next slide)
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The hillside city of Rocamadour.
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Name: Anne-Laure Hoaro Met at: Carré d'artistes, in Aix-en-Provence Recommends: Old Port (Vieux Port) of Marseille (next slide)
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Old Port (Vieux Port) of Marseille.
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Name: Liisa Corbiere Met at: Old Port (Vieux Port) of Marseille Recommends: Calanques, in Cassis (next slide)
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Calanques, in Cassis.

What would happen if you took a trip without any plans? Travel the old-fashioned way: using advice from folks you meet along the way. We dropped our reporter in France and told him: wing it! See where the locals took him.

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