Tagged: France

Rediscovering the Magic of France

  As we prepared to return to China, it was only fitting to spend our last week in Europe with our French friends we had made in China. We had traveled with these friends...

Final days in Nice: France Edition

  Yesterday we decided to take the train to Ventimiglia, Italy because we heard the little coastal town had a fantastic market on Fridays. They were right!  But, first we found the most fantastic...

Nice is very nice: France Edition

Bonjour from Nice! Nice has been our place to finally kick off our shoes and relax. The rest of our trip has been pretty busy, but in Nice I feel we can just stroll...

Lyon, and Hills, and Sights, Oh My!

  Welcome to Lyon! We had such a wonderful time exploring Lyon, despite our short time available. Lyon is a beautiful city with amazing old buildings situation next to beautiful modern buildings.  We decided...

Cycling Through Burgundy: France Edition

  Hooray! We found internet again! 🙂 For the last four days, Martin and I have been cycling through the burgundy region in France. Ooh la la!  The trip was not without its mishaps,...

Eiffel Tower and Musee de Rodin: Paris Edition

This is what I pictured myself doing in Paris as we were planning for our trip! After a long day of walking around, we sat in this park overlooking the Eiffel Tower to have...

Notre Dame and the Islands: Paris Edition

Yesterday, we finally were able to see the quintessential Paris. And we found all the other tourists!  Our first stop was Notre Dame. I didn’t expect to spend much time here. I knew Notre...

Gathering our Bearings: Paris Edition

  First of all, we now have reliable internet! Hooray! The internet at our hotel the first night was very expensive, so we only purchased one hour. Considering it took 8 minutes to upload...

Conquering Jet Lag – Paris Edition

Bonjour! Martin and I made it safely to Paris yesterday afternoon! After traveling for 12 hours and losing 7 hours in the process, we are still trying to get over our jet lag. So...