Tag Archives: France

Christmas in Paris

When you think of Paris at night, the first thing that may come to mind is the Eiffel Tower glittering in the dark. At Christmas time, there are so many more lights to enchant you in this beautiful city. The … Continue reading

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History of the Christmas Market in Europe

I did a guest post over at the lovely Marcia Richard’s blog on the History of Christmas in Europe. Here’s just a taste of what I write about: In many towns in Germany and Austria, Advent (coming of Christmas) is usually … Continue reading

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Luxembourg city in…Luxembourg

This weekend was a spontaneous one, which is one of the benefits of living in Europe. What’s one to do when there is a soccer game (football match in European-speak) in Luxembourg city on a Friday night? One requests to … Continue reading

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Would you care for some Bordeaux?

When visiting a city in winter, its important to remember that it is looking its worst. I came to Belgium last year in the dead of winter and dead is what Brussels looked like. The trees were grey sticks looking … Continue reading

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The Trade off: European Lifestyle

So while living in Europe and being all domestic and stuff, I’d have to say there are some definite positive trade offs. There are moments when I must enjoy being in Europe to the fullest. First of all there is … Continue reading

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The Art of Champagne

Going on a road trip to Champagne during the harvesting season, all I wanted to see was the vineyards and I was dying to taste the grapes straight from the vines. Continue reading

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