Posts Categorized: France

A reason to go to France

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Not that I ever need one, but it seems like it would be worth a plane flight to see this “Sleepy Chick” (Poussin Endormi) in Nantes, right? It’s so cute—especially the big belly and beak. You can find this larger-than-life topiary tucked away in Le Jardin des Plantes, one of the oldest and largest botanical gardens… Read more »

Travel Page: Padua and Venice

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At last! The final leg of my European vacation this summer—three days in Padua and Venice, Italy. When Matt and I finally made it to Padua, we let out a small sigh of relief. We had trekked rom Sweden to our destination, and now we could truly kick back and relax. And since Matt had lived… Read more »

Travel Page: Antibes, France

At last: all about Antibes! For anyone who has been keeping up with my travelogue of my trip to Europe this spring, this was the next stop (links to the other places I visited are below). From Provence, we took the high speed train to Antibes—a gorgeous coastal spot in the South of France, just… Read more »

Travel Page: Antibes, France

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At last: all about Antibes! For anyone who has been keeping up with my travelogue of my trip to Europe this spring, this was the next stop (links to the other places I visited are below). From Provence, we took the high speed train to Antibes—a gorgeous coastal spot in the South of France, just… Read more »

Happy Bastille Day!

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Happy Bastille Day! Given my love of French culture and history, this holiday is one of my favorites to celebrate. In honor of the day, here’s a tip for anyone interested in brushing up on their French: download the Duolingo app! Remember when I took French lessons in Brooklyn last year? I wanted a way to… Read more »