France

What To Do, See And Eat In Chambery France

What To Do, See And Eat In Chambery France

If you’re planning a trip to Chambéry, France, this post will help prepare you for what there is to see, do, eat and drink in this historically intriguing Alpine town that is often overlooked by tourists to the area. This small city of around 50,000 […]

Things To Do In Annecy, France

Things To Do In Annecy, France

Annecy, France is a small French city with a delightful old town center that is alluring and attractive for visitors, both French and foreign. Even if you only have two days, you will have time to try all the great things to do in Annecy, […]

Skiing in Morzine and Avoriaz, France

Skiing in Morzine and Avoriaz, France

I truly believe the silence is what I love about winter. Traipsing through the snow-covered hills of the Vallée de la Manche just outside the Morzine ski resort in the Savoie Mont Blanc region of France, we couldn’t hear a thing except the crunching of […]

A Long Weekend in the Savoie Wine Region

A Long Weekend in the Savoie Wine Region

Let it be in your stills and in your storms, Fair Lake, in your cavorting sloping sides, In the black pine trees, in the savage rocks That hang above your tides; Le Lac by Alphonse de laMartine Most of you have probably never heard of […]

A Wellness Weekend in Val Thorens

A Wellness Weekend in Val Thorens

There’s nothing like cold crisp air to make you feel alive. Even it you don’t ski often or well, you still feel healthy on a ski weekend break, even after eating tons of tartiflette and cheese fondue. It’s clomping through snow and all the other […]

Easy Day Trips from Paris: Château Vaux-Le-Vicomte

Easy Day Trips from Paris: Château Vaux-Le-Vicomte

You arrive in the village of Maincy, turn down a long tree-lined avenue, and find yourself in the parking lot of le château de Vaux-Le-Vicomte. Entering through the gift shop, you really have no idea the wonders to come. Another easy day trip from Paris […]