As I’m sitting at my desk, I’m thinking back to our road trip through the south of France and wishing that we had another visit planned… le sigh… Road trips through France are amazing! You can explore all the small villages that you otherwise wouldn’t be able to without a car, and you can be spontaneous and … Continue reading Tips for Road-tripping in France
I wanted to share a compilation of all the footage from our travels in Montpellier, Gorge du Verdon, and Annecy starring L, C, and our new French friends! Fun times eating, drinking, and frolicking! Enjoy! Music: “The Sound of Sunshine” by Michael Franti & Spearhead Continue reading Little Film: À bientôt, France!
It was going to take approximately 6 hours to get from Annecy to the the Charles de Gaulle Airport, so P and I planned two stops along the way. The first was in Beaune, and the second was in Auxerre. Both villages were so different from what we expected. Beaune Beaune was a random town … Continue reading France Part XII: Beaune & Auxerre
A gorgeous clear crystal lake, the majestic Jura mountains, and canals winding through a colorful medieval French town. Need I say more? The last leg of our trip was in Annecy, a French village near the Switzerland border. It was the perfect end to our France trip! Day 1 We left Montpellier in the morning and arrived to … Continue reading France Part XI: Annecy
For our last night in Montepllier, L and her friend arranged a dinner at La Guinguette des Amoureux, a restaurant that overlooked the Lac de Ceceles, a gorgeously clear blue lake in Saint Mathieu de Treviers, a village about 20 km from Montpellier. The restaurant exuded a bohemian vibe with a reggae music soundtrack and super chill … Continue reading France Part X: Lakeside Dining in Saint-Mathieu-de-Tréviers
Back to Montpellier for a couple of more days! Since L and C had to work, P and I explored nearby towns on our own with day trips to Avignon and Aigues-Mortes. Avignon If I had a good “not impressed” face, Avignon would be the place for it, starting with the parking garage. This garage must … Continue reading France Part VIII: Avignon & Aigues-Mortes
This is a video from our visit to the French Riviera and Cassis! Gorgeous views and perfect weather! Music: “Budapest” by George Ezra Continue reading Little Film: Discovering the French Riviera & Cassis