A Consummate Cruise of Cuisine, Castles, Crusades, and Curiosities

We have been on plenty of boats before, but never one like the Clair de Lune; and cruises have taken us across oceans and seas, as well as down some of Europe’s most famous rivers, but never anything like the Canal du Midi. This was a voyage of discovery… CONTINUE READING >> 

We have been on plenty of boats before, but never one like the Clair de Lune; and cruises have taken us across oceans and seas, as well as down some of Europe’s most famous rivers, but never anything like the Canal du Midi. This was a voyage of discovery… CONTINUE READING >> 

Finding and Feeling France Like Never Before

In keeping with our relentless quest to see France every which way we can, by bikes, boat, car, at high speed, or lingering like locals, we took to the waterways again, this time as guests on the luxury barge Clair de Lune on the Canal du Midi.
A huge Merci Beaucoup! to the crew for this amazing week. Also big thanks to France Cruises for making this happen.
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In keeping with our relentless quest to see France every which way we can, by bikes, boat, car, at high speed, or lingering like locals, we took to the waterways again, this time as guests on the luxury barge Clair de Lune on the Canal du Midi.
A huge Merci Beaucoup! to the crew for this amazing week. Also big thanks to France Cruises for making this happen.
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Only One Day in Paris? Here’s What to do!

What if you only had one day to spend in Paris? 

How could you spend it and see the highlights?

What if you have a week, but have no idea where to start?

We have the answer! Find out how we saw  Paris’ most famous landmarks – including lunch in the Eiffel Tower and dinner on the… CONTINUE READING >>

What if you only had one day to spend in Paris? 

How could you spend it and see the highlights?

What if you have a week, but have no idea where to start?

We have the answer! Find out how we saw  Paris’ most famous landmarks – including lunch in the Eiffel Tower and dinner on the… CONTINUE READING >>

Making an Impression on Us, or Connecting with the French Art Scene

Paris is known for its art. However, in our endless effort to expand our horizons, we recently learned that venturing just outside of The City of Light can make a lasting impression. At least it did for two of the greatest impressionists ever…

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Paris is known for its art. However, in our endless effort to expand our horizons, we recently learned that venturing just outside of The City of Light can make a lasting impression. At least it did for two of the greatest impressionists ever…

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Power Pedaling from Paris to the Sea (and back again)

For us biking is the best way to see the sights up close and at a speed where we can cover more ground than walking yet still take everything in. Our recent ride through the Normandy region of France certainly accomplished that…

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For us biking is the best way to see the sights up close and at a speed where we can cover more ground than walking yet still take everything in. Our recent ride through the Normandy region of France certainly accomplished that…

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Wheels and Waterways Across Normandy

We are off on an adventure across Normandy with our friends at Backroads Travel. This phenomenal French journey will take us along the Seine River combining two of our favorite activities, biking and boating…

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We are off on an adventure across Normandy with our friends at Backroads Travel. This phenomenal French journey will take us along the Seine River combining two of our favorite activities, biking and boating…

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We are Heading to Paris for Our Own Cycling Tour de France

Our friends at Backroads Travel will once again be hosting us, this time for a phenomenal journey through Normandy along the Seine River. And since it’s summer travel time, we will be combing two of our favorite activities, biking and boating… CONTINUE READING >> 

Our friends at Backroads Travel will once again be hosting us, this time for a phenomenal journey through Normandy along the Seine River. And since it’s summer travel time, we will be combing two of our favorite activities, biking and boating… CONTINUE READING >>