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What a funny month May has been in Chatel in the Haute Savoie, storms, beautiful weather, wind, snow.  Totally bizarre.  Beautiful weather lovely, snow in May not funny.  58 more words


Christmas in France

Have you ever found yourself wondering what Christmas is like in France ?
Today I’m going to give you a little taste!


2004 was the last time I was in Paris around Christmas and there were some incredible sites to be seen. 376 more words


One hundred percent Lorraine

Pau and I spent this past weekend with one of my English colleague and her family. I’m pretty sure I heard “c’est typique Lorraine” over a hundred times! 703 more words


What I learned in Dijon

Or rather, what I’ve finally come to terms with. 

Travelling is hard but travelling solo is harder. Many of the travel blogs I’ve read so far always have a positive, up-beat tone and I thought,  599 more words


Top Five Things to Start Your Trip Right

Dear future Krystal,

The next time you find yourself running with a backpack and frantically checking your watch for the time to see if you’ll make the train or not, please refer back to this post (again). 749 more words


The time the French stopped the Germans

I’m sure you are wondering, which time? Haha no but really…I’m talking about les batailles de Lorraine en 1914 (the battles of Lorraine). Yep that’s right. 570 more words


The time I fought a crow in Nancy

Okay not really. But there I was quietly sitting on a bench in Parc de la Pépinière eating my baguette, salami slices and Brie cheese (yes soooo French of me) when a crow landed just five feet in front of me. 717 more words