UNESCO World Heritage Sites in France

The front door of the Strasbourg Cathedral. The center of the city of Strasbourg is a Unesco World Heritage site. There are 43 Unesco World Heritage Sites in France, the fourth most after [...]

By |2018-03-06T19:30:14-05:00March 6, 2018|Categories: Europe, France, History Travel, Unesco World Heritage Sites|0 Comments

Strasbourg Cathedral, France

The Cathedral of Strasbourg, a masterpiece of late Gothic architecture, is one of the most beautiful churches in the world. Take a visual tour of some of its highlights.

By |2018-10-30T14:07:02-05:00January 5, 2018|Categories: Europe, France, Photo of the Day, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: , , |5 Comments

2017: The Year in Photos

The past year was a bit strange for us as we traveled much less than we usually do. We made it to eight countries (not counting the U.S.) including only one we hadn't been to [...]

Marais Mansions of Paris: A neighborhood walking tour

An architectural trail through the historic Marais neighborhood of Paris. It’s not that the Marais neighborhood of Paris is new or anything. Its heyday was from the 16-18th Centuries. But for being so [...]

By |2018-03-11T20:39:46-05:00August 28, 2017|Categories: Arts and Culture, Europe, France, History Travel|Tags: , |7 Comments

Viking’s Rhine River Cruise Top Shore Excursions

We sailed on a Viking River Cruise Rhine cruise from Basel, Switzerland to Amsterdam. The cruise itself, plus the optional shore excursions were great.

10 Postcards from a Brittany, France Bike Tour

Our first extended bike tour in our seven years of travel was a most enjoyable one arranged by Exodus Travels around the coast of Brittany. Kris has done most of the writing about what we [...]

Stay and Eat: Culinary Highlights of Brittany, France

Les Bistrot des Caps Earlier this summer, we pedaled our way around the northern part of Brittany, France, on a self-guided tour designed by Exodus Travels. The experience–a first for us–was thoroughly enjoyable, [...]

By |2017-08-09T13:25:12-05:00July 25, 2017|Categories: Eat Drink Stay, Europe, France|Tags: , , , , |8 Comments

Our First Bicycle Tour: Brittany Backroads

Cycling Brittany backroads includes many pastoral views like this. Note: In May, we took a week-long bicycling trip around the northern part of Brittany, France. We’d never done anything like this before; our [...]

By |2019-05-06T12:11:44-05:00June 29, 2017|Categories: Active Travel, Cycling, Europe, France, Our Travel Life|Tags: , , , |22 Comments