#12CountriesOfChristmas – Colmar, France
Colmar, France

#12CountriesOfChristmas – Colmar, France

So many of you mentioned that Colmar was a must for a tour of Christmas Markets around Europe, that we decided we had to go out of our way to visit. And so, after a…

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The Journey of a Lifetime Aboard Belmond’s Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
Venice, Italy

The Journey of a Lifetime Aboard Belmond’…

This is Part II of our Journey from Venice to London with Belmond. You can find Part I here and Part III here. A handful of truly miraculous experiences still exist in the world that…

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Provincial Views at Crillon-Le-Brave
Crillon-le-Brave, France

Provincial Views at Crillon-Le-Brave

After a wonderful return to Avignon, we made our way to the last stop on our journey through Provence: Crillon-le-Brave. The town of Crillon-le-Brave rests high on a hill overlooking some of the most beautiful…

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Ménerbes and La Bastide de Marie
Ménerbes, France

Ménerbes and La Bastide de Marie

From Avignon, we drove east into Provence’s Luberon region to La Bastide de Marie, an 18th century farmhouse nestled amongst vineyards on the outskirts of the painfully adorable town of Ménerbes. The Luberon region of…

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La Mirande and Antiquing in Avignon
Avignon, France

La Mirande and Antiquing in Avignon

I have always dreamed of visiting Provence. Known for its ancient Roman hilltop towns, gardens that inspired Impressionists painters Cézanne, van Gogh, and others, and a local market each day of the week there is…

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Food and Wine in Burgundy
Beaune, France

Food and Wine in Burgundy

Where to start on the virtues of Burgundy? The wine? The most delicious and stinky cheeses? (I’m looking at you, epoisse!) Bustling markets filling cobblestone streets or the way sunbeams light up the vineyards during…

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Paris in September
Paris, France

Paris in September

After Bruges, we set off for a Tour de France that would take us through Paris, Burgundy, and Provence. In Europe we’ve been able to see friends in most of the countries we visit, often…

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The Best Souvenir from Paris

The Best Souvenir from Paris

I love having mementos of my travels around the house, but for some reason David and I struggle to bring souvenirs back from our trips together. Often times we’re on the plane home and realize…

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