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Coffee breaks

We’re all creatures of habit, when it comes down to it.  Even when we travel, there are still some comforting daily rituals that we like to indulge in.  For me, [...]

July 28, 2017

Consider Tarragona

Do you know about Tarragona?  No, not the herb. (That’s tarragon!)  Tarragona is a city in Catalonia, on the Spanish Mediterranean, about 100 km west of Barcelona. [...]

June 25, 2017

Tastes of Brittany

While in Brittany, I couldn’t wait to try some of the local food that I had heard so much about.  First stop was a cozy crêperie in Auray, where a galette topped [...]

July 31, 2016

My favorite French city

Okay, so I haven’t seen every city in France yet.  Still, I have a feeling I won’t lose my passion for Lyon.  I spent a short weekend in the city, and it was [...]

May 4, 2016

Les Halles, Dijon

Food lovers know Dijon for its mustard, that sharp and tangy condiment that’s a basis for great vinaigrette.  It’s also home to crème de cassis, a delicious, [...]

March 5, 2016

Market Day in Beaune

Europe is famous for its open-air markets – and for good reason.  They’re the best places to check out regional products, mingle with locals and get a feel for [...]

May 31, 2015