Normandy

17 Fantastic French Experiences to Have in 2017 premium
As much as I adore Paris, there’s so much more to discover in the country outside of the City of Light. And since my first trip to France in late 2012, I’ve traveled extensively throughout the country, visiting every region, except the outlying territories. Though there are still plenty of items on my France to-do […]
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Franco-Files: France’s Best Travel Addresses {2nd ed.} premium
Welcome to the second edition of Franco-Files, the series where I share some of my favorite address from my travels around France {read the 1st edition}. There’s a little something from Provence, Normandy, Cognac, and Brittany, but shockingly, nothing from the City of Light. Sorry, fellow Paris lovers. I’ll do better next time.
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Franco-Files: France’s Best Travel Addresses {1st ed.} premium
If I’ve learned one thing from nearly a year of living in Paris, it’s that I will never truly discover all of what France has to offer. The variety of cheeses alone is enough to overwhelm the most devout turophile. A dense history, regional nuances, complicated AOC {appellation d’origine controlee} regulations, traditions, the language, and […]
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November 17, 2014
A Spiritual Tour of Normandy, France premium
When many Americans think of Normandy, France, the first thing that comes to mind is D-Day and World War II. It was on June 6, 1944 that the Allied troops, consisting of 73,000 Americans, stormed the beaches of Normandy in an effort to liberate France from German control. This year marked the 70th anniversary, putting […]
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