Memories of Notre Dame in Paris

Memories of Notre Dame in Paris

Memories of Notre Dame in Paris…Notre Dame Cathedral is one of France’s most enduring icons: symbolizing Catholicism, Gothic architecture, & centuries of French history.  In many ways, it’s the cultural heart of France.  On a more personal note,...
How to Plan a Trip to the Loire Valley!

How to Plan a Trip to the Loire Valley!

How to Plan a Trip to the Loire Valley!Sooo, you’re heading to the beautiful, castle-filled Loire Valley, & you want to know how to plan your trip there most efficiently??  Well, that’s where I come in: I spent a week in this gorgeous region, exploring...
Are French People Rude…Or Is it Us??

Are French People Rude…Or Is it Us??

Are French People Rude…Or Is it Us? I had a major “a-HA!” moment while listening to a Rick Steves podcast the other day ~ & it helped explain something that I’ve long wondered about: why is there such a stereotype about the French being...