• Light Show Extraordinaire: Carrières de Lumières

    During our recent visit to the south of France, we were encouraged to experience “Carrières de Lumières” in nearby Baux-de-Provence (pronounced “Bow” … like on a present).  The premise sounded unique.[...]

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    Healthcare En Francais

    Are You Having a Stroke? Now’s Really Not a Good Time for That... You know all those things you read about traveling abroad that you think, “Well that’s overkill on preparedness!” The following is a classic tale of [...]

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    A Provencal State Of Mind

    It's amazing to think of the history that the French countryside could recite. Great painters came here for inspiration. A French pope temporarily moved the home of the Catholic Church to nearby Avignon from Rome. Some say the Roman ruins are better [...]

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    Five Essentials When Heading to Europe

    Whether it's your first venture across the pond or your 21st, we can't recommend these five things enough to make your life surprisingly easy.

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    June in Reykjavik

    Like many travelers the last couple of years, we found ourselves in chilly, foggy Reykjavik in June, right after summer solstice. Not the stuff of a typical summer vacation, but Iceland Air’s reasonable airfares and invitation to stay a [...]

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