The last day of my long weekend birthday family trip to Paris, I planned to visit places that I didn’t get to visit on my last Paris trip. First, we purchased the one day Mobilis ticket for unlimited travel in central Paris for €7.50 per person, what a good deal and so convenient to use.… Read More One Autumn Day in Paris
With limited daylight hours in October, we got up way before the sunrise (8:30 AM) to start our 4-hours journey back to Paris. It was very foggy and dark when we left Mont Saint-Michel. As the sun slowly raised, the fogs got cleared and we arrived at Chantilly just at lunchtime. There was plenty of… Read More Château de Chantilly and Notre Dame Light Show
Have you ever dreamed about something or somewhere and found out that it actually existed in the world? Years ago, I had a dream where I was at a shore looking out. Then, once the mist cleared out, I saw this castle raised up in the middle of the sea. I usually don’t remember my… Read More Mont-Saint-Michel, My Dream Finally Came True
We had almost another day in the colorful town of Colmar as our bus back to Zurich was at 5:25 pm. There is a direct bus route operated by FlixBus from Colmar to Zurich, actually, the route started all the way from Frankfurt making multiple stops en route to Zurich. FlixBus is a cheap way… Read More Day trip to Eguisheim, another colorful village!
After Burano, Italy, I began this quest to search for the most colorful places in this world! So far, I had found and visited the villages in Cinque Terre. Yes, I did a Google search and that was how I heard about Colmar, France. Colmar not only being one of the most colorful towns in… Read More My quest to search for the most colorful places in this world continues in Colmar, France!
Itinerary for today: lavender, lavender, and lavender fields! That was the reason we came to Provence in the first place – lavender fields! In the past few days, we visited many Luberon villages and there were patches for lavender fields here and there but not the ones that looked like in screen savers – endless field… Read More Endless Lavender Fields
Continuing with exploring more Luberon Villages as much as we could. We woke up, had breakfast at 7 am, and checked out by 8 am. I paid the room fees in cash to Anne Lise and thanked her for their wonderful hospitality. We rolled our luggage to the parking garage and this time the parking… Read More More Luberon Villages
Waking up with the fresh smell of baked breads was definitely a treat while staying in the bed and breakfast. Anne-Lise and her husband prepared everything from breads to apricot cake from fresh local produce for our breakfast! We had breakfast at 7 am and then ventured out to explore the city. The Palace of the… Read More Avignon – Luberon Villages: Gordes and Roussillon
When we left Carcassonne it was sunny and blue sky and on the 2 hours drive, it got cloudier and cloudier. I was like why? Please nooooo!! I told myself still 1 more hour, weather could change! We arrived Pont du Gard – there is a huge parking lot so don’t worry about spaces. The… Read More Pont du Gard – Nimes – Avignon
We did a detour from our Provence, France route all the way to Carcassonne – more than 2 hours drive away from Arles. The reason was simple – I saw a picture online and at the first glance I thought it was from some movie and found it was an actual place! We left Arles… Read More Carcassonne – Back to the Middle Ages