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Wordpress Weekly Photo Challenge: Express Yourself

The creative brains behind the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge have been a bit cunning this week with their challenge of Express Yourself. So many different directions you could take this challenge and so many photos to choose from. 44 more words

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A Small Sweet Treat With Coffee

A Little Piece of French Culture

In Dijon, Beaune and Dole (where we were in Burgundy recently), and occasionally in Paris, they always give you a little sweet snack with tea or coffee—sometimes a little ginger biscuit, or a little galette biscuit, sometimes a single chocolate, and once a toffee. 86 more words



Vous me direz: Mais où sont les Hospices ???? Et bien, ce sera pour une prochaine fois :) avec la visite du musée.

En attendant, voici une petit aperçu de la ville, de ses remparts et de la Collégiale Basilique Notre Dame. 74 more words


Ratafia: An Aristocratic Beverage?

We’ve talked about Kir, but France has other delicious aperitifs. For example, from the French Champagne region comes another local aperitif: Ratafia.

A short back-story to explain why we were so excited to find this: 486 more words



A quick 20 minute train ride from Dijon took me to charming Beaune! This quaint town is famous for its “Hospices de Beaune” – a hospital built in the 1400s for the poor. 48 more words


Santons for Christmas

Spotted in Burgundy early December

La Crèche, or the manger, in France is a very popular holiday tradition. It originated in 12th century France as liturgical drama. 291 more words


One day, two cities: Dijon and Beaune of Burgundy

Hold the mustard… not! You’ll want to taste plenty of varieties in Dijon, where the TGV arrived early one morning to drop me off to a place where some of the world’s best mustard is produced and sold. 1,038 more words

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