Tag Archives: France

Why you should visit a part of France you’ve never heard of

Thinking about going to France this summer? Or hiking the Appalachian trail? How about both? It’s possible in a real piece of France you’ve probably never heard of. And if you live in North America, you don’t need to cross an … Continue reading

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You, too, can stay on a houseboat in Paris

With apologies to Andy Samberg, I’m on a boat. A houseboat, in fact, in the middle of the Seine River in Paris. Here’s the view of the National Assembly and the Eiffel Tower from the deck. No kidding. Another view from … Continue reading

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Eats: Go to France without leaving home this Thanksgiving

Who among us can just jet off to France for Thanksgiving? (If you can, will you at least think about adopting me?) You can still parlez-vous Francais at your dinner table. Here are some great recipes I’m salivating over while … Continue reading

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Barcelona to Nice, by SUV

What do you do when you’ve done the obligatory Spring Break drive from Philly to Miami? You could drive cross-country, which I intend to do someday, I think. Haven’t gotten around to conquering that one. If I do, I’ll invite … Continue reading

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Fast-food abroad: Want frites with that Royal Cheese?

Seems to me the point of frequenting a fast-food joint abroad misses the point of traveling abroad. Aren’t we trying to escape the same-old, same-old for a bit? Of course, there’s always the temptation to drop by to see if … Continue reading

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