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Category Archive: France

France

Jun 16

Sacre-Coeur, Sunset and Other Montmartre Experiences

Paris’ Montmartre neighborhood is synonymous with bohemian life, and its Sacré-Coeur seems to complement it perfectly.

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Mar 04

Why Do I Have To Go To Paris, cont’d.

Dear Luke and Leia, Remember my last postcard, when I asked “why do I have to go to Paris?” I had very good reasons: I don’t speak the language. I don’t like French people. The only good thing about France is the wine, and maybe the food.

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Feb 26

Why Do I Have to Go to Paris?

Dear Luke and Leia, Nana planned a trip to Paris. Why do I have to go to Paris? I don’t speak the language. I don’t really like France. The only good thing about France is the wine.

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Feb 12

I’m Sailing Away on a Rhine River Cruise

Dear Luke and Leia, Hey guys, today I’m sailing away on a Rhine River cruise and will take you along in pictures.

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Nov 30

How to Make French People Love You

Wondering how to make French people love you? You can, you know. They may have a reputation for being arrogant and stuck up, but the truth is that they really aren’t. Even in Paris.

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Feb 23

Off the Tourist Track: Paris’ 17th Arrondissement

I’m lucky enough to be living in the most beautiful city in the world – and given that Paris for decades has been one of the most-visited cities in the world, many out-of-towners seem to agree. However, the downside of this is that parts of Paris have become completely overrun with tourists: Tourism has become …

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Oct 27

The Prettiest Town in Alsace

Colmar is one of the prettiest towns I have ever seen. Its cobblestone streets and walkways, flower-lined canals, sidewalk cafes, and ancient half-timbered houses make it a photographer’s dream. Think Disney’s Beauty and the Beast meets real life. This could be Belle’s home town.

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May 03

One Day in France’s Alsace Region

This post about our Alsace tour is one of our collection of stories about taking a Rhine River Cruise. The nice thing about taking a cruise is that it gives you a chance to visit a lot of different places in a short time. That’s why I’m writing this series: So you can get a taste of …

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Apr 26

The Rhine River Cruise Itinerary

It all began with reminiscing about our honeymoon cruise. We’d had such a great time the first time, we decided it was time to do another one. Suddenly, we found ourselves booking a Rhine River cruise.

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Apr 19

One Day in Strasbourg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

This post about our Strasbourg tour is one of our collection of stories about taking a Rhine River Cruise. Our Rhine cruise took us to visit Strasbourg, the capital of France’s Alsace region and a significant city for the entire European Union. We were taken from the present day into the past as we passed from …

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