Day 1 We left Marseille early in the morning and headed for the famous Bordeaux in search for the best wine in France. We arrived pretty late and were greeted by a rainy train station with our hotel just a block down. We picked up some food and were in for the evening. Pretty simple… Read More Bordeaux, France – Red Wine, Incredible Food, and My Favorite Poster
Day 1 After we finally dragged ourselves out of bed we began our day by walking to the oceanfront to visit a few farmers market stands. We quickly lost hope when we realized these were more likely tourist traps, than mom and pop shops selling authentic goods. Bars of soap and herbs clearly meant for… Read More Marseille, France – The Hippo, Cheese, and Some Jam Please
Better late than never. Back in October M and I had a bit of break from classes, so we decided to do some exploring around our own country. We had a week and 3 major cities on our list, starting with the bustling city of Lyon. Few assume Paris is the center for all things… Read More Lyon, France – Noms and Mountains
Sunday July 23rd, 2017 The thing that was most important to M was that this was entirely a surprise. Ever since we moved to Strasbourg we have been talking about walking to the top of the main cathedral in town. You can climb to the top and get the best view of the entire city.… Read More We’re Engaged!
In M’s family it is tradition for his parents to take their grandchildren to Disneyland around their 4th birthday. M’s niece is 3.5 so Euro Disney seemed like a fantastic idea. We woke up slowly in Strasbourg and finished up some last minute sites, Disney movies, cleaning and Kebabs. Before we all boarded a train… Read More A Princess First Trip to Disneyland
The next part of our trip was filled with relaxation and food! M and I were so excited to show his family our home. The morning started with fresh baked buttery croissants, warm pain au chocolate, and coffee. The best way to see all of Strasbourg in a short amount of time is the boat… Read More Bringing the Family Home – Strasbourg
The next stop on our family trip was Nice. We left our hotel shortly after the sun rose and boarded a 6 hour train headed south. Once we reached the shore we dropped our bags and explored the boardwalk. Mediteranian for lunch and a couple shots of the shore made our afternoon. But we were… Read More South of France – Yachts, Beaches, and Photos