If biking through vineyards in the middle of France in the Fall doesn’t sound like paradise, I don’t know what does! Gays, wine, bikes and French men…what could POSSIBLY go wrong?! Read more
In Paris, we have around 16,500 taxis. So one would *assume* they would would be easy to hail. Right? Well, here’s a secret… Paris’ taxis usually DON’T stop when hailed. Why? It has to do with bureaucracy, bien sûr! Read more
I fell in love with Marseille about a minute after I stepped out of the Gare de Marseille Saint-Charles. The “gare” (train station), perched atop a hill, looks down on the old city. From there you can see not only a large part of the city but also the protectress of the city, Notre Dame de la Garde basilica—a Neo-Byzantine church situated at the highest natural point in Marseille.
Marseille is a short 3 hour “bullet” ride from Paris Read more
As you approach it, Mont Saint Michel seems to float on the horizon… its spire glinting gold in the sun. It has attracted pilgrims for hundreds of years. Today it still attracts visitors… over three million tourists a year in fact.
The legend is Read more