‘What have the Romans ever done for us?’ So went the classic and much quoted line from Monty Python’s Life of Brian. The characters went on to name any number of things the Romans had done. But I feel like they missed one of the more important things the ancient Romans delivered. And that’s the […]
Ten years ago this week my family and I were getting ready to return home following our first visit to France. On our last day in Paris, as we prepared to brave the 24 hour flight to Australia, Scott and I splurged by ordering two glasses of champagne. We sipped them, gazing out toward the […]
We adored our time in Lyon. It really is a magical French city. Lyon somehow manages to combine the romance of Paris with the endless charm of the south of France. And then there is the food! Lyon is a perfect the perfect place to sink your teeth into French culture and I firmly believe […]
The French love lingerie. This fact, I know, does not constitute news. Reams have been written on the topic. Brands. Styles. Amounts spent. They all attract interest. But I have to admit being surprised (and amused) when we came across a men’s lingerie store in Lyon.
We had lunch today. And it’s a lunch I will remember for a very long time. Because it was more than just a meal – it truly was an experience.
After our trip to Dijon on Friday, we backed it up with a visit to the amazing village of Perouges on Saturday afternoon.
We’ve just spent an amazing couple of days exploring parts of France we’ve always wanted to visit. On Friday, we jumped on a train and travelled to Dijon.
The weather today was much sunnier but earlier this week we experienced many showers in Lyon. But rain isn’t a problem here, thanks to a very special umbrella shop.
Yesterday we spent a lovely afternoon exploring Northern Rhone wine region of France with Olivier Delalande of Kanpai Tours.