A Second Dinner At Le Grand Colbert, Paris – 15 Years Later!

Restaurant Review: Revisiting Le Grand Colbert 15 Years Later!

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Restaruant Review: Le Babulou – A Solid Restaurant Near Sacre Coeur, Paris

On a recent trip to Paris, Dan and I wanted to spend our last afternoon in Montmartre, specifically Sacre Coeur.  Why?  One of our favorite breweries made a Belgian Quad called Sacre Coeur and we wanted to drink Sacre Coeur at Sacre Coeur!  Great success! While drinking the beer at Sacre Coeur was a success, as any … Continue reading Restaruant Review: Le Babulou – A Solid Restaurant Near Sacre Coeur, Paris

What To Do First In Bordeaux? A Bordeaux Wine Course!

Of the countless wine-related activities available to tourists in Bordeaux, France, one of the most worthwhile wine-related activities in Bordeaux is a wine course, and preferably early on in your visit to Bordeaux!  Dan and I commenced our four-day stay in Bordeaux with a wine course at Max Bordeaux Wine Gallery and our experience certainly shaped our time in … Continue reading What To Do First In Bordeaux? A Bordeaux Wine Course!

Restaurant Review: L’Antre Deux Verre, St. Emilion, France!

As I have mentioned, St. Émilion is chock-full of excellent restaurants, a number of which have Michelin Stars. While that is great, we had a bit of trouble finding a somewhat casual restaurant for lunch in St. Émilion! This difficulty was enchanched by the fact that Dan is allergic to duck, and a lot of Southwestern cuisine (St. … Continue reading Restaurant Review: L’Antre Deux Verre, St. Emilion, France!

All You Need To Know About Day Tripping to St. Emilion Without A Tour Guide!

I will start off by disclosing that this is a companion piece to my recent post My Day in St. Émilion Without A Tour Company! You will see some of the same pictures and read some of the same facts, but this post is meant to provide a more detailed guide to exploring and planning … Continue reading All You Need To Know About Day Tripping to St. Emilion Without A Tour Guide!

My Day In St. Emilion Without a Tour Company!

As you may know from reading my Wine Cruising to Sauternes post, there are, to many tourists surprise, no vineyards or wine châteaux in the city of Bordeaux! All of the châteaux that make the famous “Bordeaux wine” are located in designated areas around Bordeaux. St. Émilion is one of those areas and in my opinion, is the easiest … Continue reading My Day In St. Emilion Without a Tour Company!