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afternoon tea at the grand america

there are few things i love more than a fancy gathering. so when i found out about afternoon tea at the grand america, i knew i had to immediately be a part of whatever was happening there. 536 more words

Best Friends

Hot Hot Hot

Well after some bizarre weather in Chatel during May, the husband and I felt we needed some proper sunshine and decided to head South. So after a day packing (yes a day), the seats came out of the mini bus and in went the Vespa Scooter, the road bike, BBQ, table and chairs, 2 lounging chairs, tent, etc., etc., etc., finally we were off to Cassis, in the South of France our first stop. 318 more words



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