Category Archives: France

Bees buzzing happily in the lavender fields…

It’s true. The bees are happy in Provence this time of year. Many of you will remember that we visited Provence for the first time 7 years ago, it was May. We fell in love with the area’s charm (not … Continue reading

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Champagne!

Heading to France is like heading home. It’s relaxing and easy. Sometimes France gets a bad rap, but for us, France is heavenly. The people are amazingly friendly and helpful (when you make an effort to know them), the food … Continue reading

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Paris…

Every good holiday starts with a nap . After staying out a bit too late with Friends in London on Friday and rising to take Saturday morning’s first train from London to Paris, we were exhausted. First things first, a … Continue reading

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Beloved Bastille

We’ve just returned from a few magical days in Paris. We did as the locals do, ate as much French cuisine as we could handle (even the butter is divine)… had wine with the locals below the towering Eiffel Tower, … Continue reading

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Wine and cheese await…

On Bastille Day nearly 30 years ago, I was born in Roanoke, VA. Half way (or nearly so) around the world, a country celebrated its national birthday with fine wine, cheese, champagne and fireworks (my favorite of all). As this … Continue reading

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