The rush of tourists to Geneva, Chamonix, Mont Blanc or Burgundy sweeps them past beautiful, medieval Annecy.   Unless you’ve wandered too far south from the Swiss lowlands around Lake Geneva...

This seasoned American traveler loved dinner with the seasoned French chef. August 2014 Among the blessings bestowed on the independent traveler is the ability to act on a whim including dinner...

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Travel Blog: Top 10 Paris Treats + One Wander where you will and Paris will surprise you. I probably get to Paris too often. I mean, there’s a whole world out...

Coincidence, Serendipity, and Travel: A Series, and You Are Invited. Chapter 1 On a recent train trip several days in duration, I chatted with different folks in the observation car and...

Near Agen, France, Late October 2012. Alone on our canal boat, we plied the waterways of the Garonne Lateral Canal and the Baise River from Agen on the Garonne to Nerac...