International

Carrieres de Lumieres (Les Baux de Provence, France)

Carrieres de Lumieres (Les Baux de Provence, France)

It was while planning a trip to the south of France that I remembered watching a stunning video on Facebook about an immersive art exhibit near Provence. After a little searching, I found the short video on YouTube. It was as etherial and hypnotic as I […]

Motorcycle Rental in Nice, France

Motorcycle Rental in Nice, France

Renting Motorcycles with Motor Bike Trip Driving in downtown Nice is crazy. The roadwork, the bus lanes, the unending intersections, the traffic! But head north out of the city, beyond the poor roads and bumper to bumper traffic, and you’ll find yourself in the Alpes-Maritimes […]

Pelforth Brune

Pelforth Brune

Available just about everywhere, but here We are lucky, in America, to have so many of the world’s finest foods available to us. From big chain supermarkets to specialty stores, it seems as if there isn’t much you can’t find. Then you travel and discover […]

PMU: Reliable coffee spot

PMU: Reliable coffee spot

Traveling in France by car or motorcycle often means getting an early start. On those days, a simple breakfast of freshly baked croissant and a small coffee cannot be beat, but, sadly, patisseries frequently don’t serve coffee. When faced with this culinary dilemma, just purchase the pastry and carry it […]

La Cambuse du Saunier

La Cambuse du Saunier

Outstanding seafood by the sea This outstanding restaurant, just outside the village of Gruissan in the south of France, overlooks the pink salt field where salt and oysters are harvested. The stunning view of the beach and sea is only surpassed by the fresh and delightfully simple food. Seating […]

Les Halles Narbonne

Les Halles Narbonne

Famous indoor food market in the South of France One of the many joys of visiting France is the opportunity to experience the spectacular food markets, and the highlight of any trip to Narbonne, located in the south, is a visit to Les Halles Narbonne. […]

Marché Bastille – Bastille Market

Marché Bastille – Bastille Market

Paris food market open Thursday and Sunday No trip to Paris is complete without a visit to one of the many outdoor food markets. Even if your accommodations don’t include kitchen facilities, you’ll find these markets to be a vibrant, colorful and all together delicious […]

L’As Du Fallafel

L’As Du Fallafel

Perfect falafel How many falafel joints do you know that have their own crowd control barriers? There’s good reason that this Paris hot spot does. Without it the lunchtime lines would wind out into the street! The first time I ordered the falafel “in my […]

Millau Viaduct

Millau Viaduct

The tallest bridge in the world Southern France is best known for its glorious weather, picturesque villages, and fields upon fields of grape vines. Now, there’s another attraction – the Millau Viaduct. The journey across the gorges of the Tarn River Valley was notoriously horrendous. Summer holiday traffic would […]

Hidden Gem: Lunas, Fance

Hidden Gem: Lunas, Fance

Driving through France, off the motorway, one can’t help but stumble upon example after example of tiny picturesque villages built hundreds of years ago. Many of these communes are still wonderfully, magnificently and thankfully intact. Lunas, France is situated in the south, in the Herault (Languedoc-Roussillon region), just 35 […]

Los Caracoles

Los Caracoles

Eating Out in Barcelona: Los Caracoles Online reviews of this restaurant are all the same: crowded, expensive, a tourist trap. Thankfully, we didn’t check the reviews beforehand. I found this restaurant both exciting and charming, and the food was outstanding. In business since 1835, the […]

Motorcycle Rental in Barcelona

Motorcycle Rental in Barcelona

Renting Motorcycles with IMT Bike Barcelona has easy access to a variety of outstanding motorcycle roads. The Sierra Mountains are to the west and the Pyrenees Mountains are to the north. If you’re an experienced rider and plan to travel outside the city, can the car and consider […]

Barcelona Hotel: The Caledonian

Barcelona Hotel: The Caledonian

Convenient, Comfortable, Safe, Barcelona Hotel Terrific location This hotel is in a prime location in the center of Barcelona. It is just a three-minute walk to the nearest metro stop, a 15 minute walk to the Gothic area, and there are plenty of restaurants nearby. Clean […]

Barcelona Sightseeing Tour Bus

Barcelona Sightseeing Tour Bus

Convenient, relaxing and cool If your visit is short, this double decker, open-air, narration-optional, tour bus is an easy and relaxing way to get a sense of the place and see all the iconic landmarks without the blisters, leaving you time (and energy) to return to […]


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