• Travel Tips

    7 Places to Explore near Nantes!

    If you decide to extend your stay in Nantes there are some nice camp grounds and walking trails around Nantes to encourage you.  With a little bit more time on your hand, you might want to consider a few places outside of Nantes. Le Pallet Oh if only there was a wine museum…and there is!  If you are a wine enthusiast, what could be better than pairing up wine with a local castle? The Nantes Vineyard Museum offers you the opportunity to see the area in a different way.  From the viewpoint of the regional vineyards and winemakers you can see how the process evolved.  The gift shop has regional wines and travel trinkets for…

  • Postcards from Life

    A Paris Excursion

    I was thrilled that my local book club decided on a trip to Paris!  In preparation for our trip, I was encouraged to watch Midnight in Paris and it did not disappoint! A week before we left we started hearing reports of Paris being under water. We have been getting crazy amounts of rain here in Europe, but as the Germans proverb says, “Es gibt keinschlechtes Wetter, es gibt nur falsche Kleidung!” There is no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes! There were certain people in our community who panicked.  Many of them decided to cancel their travel plans because of reports of massive strikes.  Strongly encouraging others to do the…

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