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Travel Guide to Cognac

Travel Guide to Cognac

Just like the Dordogne in France this region was unknown to me. I knew of Cognac, bien sur, but just thought it was that fabulous drink folks swirled and sipped. Like a lot of things in France though, the drink is named after the region…

A Glimpse of Dijon

A Glimpse of Dijon

I had four hours in Dijon on a little layover trip on my way back to Paris from Strasbourg. The plan was lunch and a little walk about. Within the first 5 minutes I was trying to convince Francois to take over his boss’s job…

Jet Lag Cures!

Jet Lag Cures!

Traveling back and forth from Texas to France has made me super conscious of how to beat jet lag because let’s face it, it’s probably the worst part of overseas traveling and it can ruin the first couple of days of a vacation. This last…

The Most Romantic City in Germany

The Most Romantic City in Germany

In January the Frenchman and I had a couple of days off and time for a little trip so my thoughts immediately turned to Germany, a country I’d never visited! It took just about two seconds of research to discover that the most romantic city in…

Train & Plane Travel Essentials!

Train & Plane Travel Essentials!

I’m always a fan of the ‘travel more’ New Year’s Resolution! It’s a resolution that only results in good things- trying new dishes, seeing incredible sights, or maybe trying a cooking class.  Being based in Paris has given me the incredible opportunity to travel around…

Ribeauvillé: A Visit to a Little Medieval Christmas Market in Alsace

Ribeauvillé: A Visit to a Little Medieval Christmas Market in Alsace

I am falling in love with the Alsace region of France. The names of the Alsatian towns are utterly impossible to even attempt to pronounce correctly but I do know that Flammenkueche is not called by it’s Alsatian name but by the French name Tarte…



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