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Thur, 7 April: Final day in Alsace

There has been so many options for exploring this region and the towns. We’ve made our base in Colmar for the past several nights and have thoroughly enjoyed strolling through the historic district in the evenings before and after dinner. … Continue reading

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Never ending adorable Alsatian villages!

Our last full day in Alsace has been a treat. We spent the entire day out in the villages – adorable overload! Of course to prepare for the days adventure we partook of a hearty breakfast of fresh fruit, croissants, … Continue reading

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Closed for lunch!

The French take their lunch break very seriously indeed. We got a bit of a late start to our Tuesday morning adventure and arrived in our first village, Eguisheim just in time for everything to close for a two hour … Continue reading

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The Route Des Vin Beckons

The only way to way to experience the Alsatian Route Des Vin is to drive – something I’ve avoided doing in all my international travels. Today I ventured into a truly foreign experience. I give more credit to foreign drivers … Continue reading

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It’s a dogs life in Strasbourg

The dogs in France are certainly living the good life! Welcomed into cafes, restaurants and bars they’re able to experience the wonder of this city. Let’s just hope their stylish walkers are picking up after them! Sunday is a very … Continue reading

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Beautiful day in Stasbourg

Saturday dawned a gorgeous day in Strasbourg. Woke up early and enjoyed a wonderful breakfast in the hotel. The hotel provides a nice spread of breads, meats, cheeses, yogurt, fruit, eggs and more which all looked delicious. Crunchy baguettes lie … Continue reading

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Bonjour France!

After an exhausting day of travel we’ve arrived in Strasbourg. We had a great time in JFK drinking too much wine and enjoying the lounge. Unfortunately our flight was delayed by a few hours but everything worked out great. Managed … Continue reading

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Bon Voyage!

Tomorrow morning begins the journey to France! And it will be an early morning. My flight is at 7 am from LAX and it’s about a 45 minute drive to the airport that early in the morning. So, it’ll be … Continue reading

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How do you say . . .

Phrasebook French at it’s finest. I picked up a pocket phrasebook for the upcoming trip to France. While I studied French in high school and college I’ve forgotten the majority of what I once knew. My main goal when traveling … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires and Beef!

September 2010 This past year I went down to Buenos Aires for Labor Day weekend. What, just the weekend? Yes, it was just the weekend where I spent nearly 62 hours enjoying the city, beef and Malbec wines. Because I was just looking for a … Continue reading

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