Adventures in Bourdeaux

Continuing on our Eurotrip adventures… From Marseille we headed west to the famous wine region of Bordeaux. Apparently there is some traditional rivalry between Bordeaux…

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Adventures in Aix-en-Provence

Our second stop in the Provence region was Aix-en-Provence (I always get confused with French words – you pronounce it ‘ex’). Having just come from…

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Adventures in Marseille

The Eurotrip adventure recaps continue! After a few days in the Loire Valley with dreary weather and cold chateaus, we were ready for some sea…

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Loire Valley wine & foodie notes

Back to the Eurotrip posts, which I’m still just over halfway through! Besides chateaus, the Loire Valley is known for its wines, particularly white wines…

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Adventures in Versailles

We rose early in our Parisian apartment and made the trip out to Versailles, the famous royal chateau until the beginning of the French Revolution.…

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Adventures at the Louvre

Did you know that the Musée de Louvre is open in the evening on Wednesdays and Fridays? We’d heard it was less crowded at night,…

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Adventures in Paris, Part Two

Continuing in Paris (see Part 1 here). We always try to make a point of walking as much as possible when travelling (weather permitting) –…

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Adventures in Paris, Part 1

From Freiburg we made the journey to the City of Lights – Paris! I had been warned beforehand to not have unrealistic expectations about Paris.…

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Bonne année et bonne santé!

At the time this post goes live, I should be ringing in the new year with The Boy and some friends, on the Champs-Élysées in Paris!…

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Travelling Vicariously: France

I’ve been at home sick for the past couple of days, and haven’t really been able to do much beyond lying in bed and doing…

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