Monthly Archives: November 2010

Ya gotta love Paris…and France

Only city to beat Paris for busking on the metro – New York? Looked like the whole string section of a small orchestra – playing heavenly music. The French have the highest life expectancy in Europe, which is a miracle … Continue reading

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Mountain Magic – Mer de Glace

I ventured into these mountains with my son Oren last summer and returned in the fall to come and observe this awe inspiring location undergoing its transition into winter. All the tourist hordes and climbers were gone, the first snows … Continue reading

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Geneva is often derided as unexciting but if you escape the rich buying watches and head into the old city, the art museums, bookshops and caf├ęs offer endless joy.

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Dijon Market

Dijon Market, designed by Monsieur Alexandre Gustave Eiffel himself and one of the finest food shopping experiences in France.

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Autumn storms

Europe has been lashed with heavy rains all week. The earth is sodden and verdant while the trees, confused by milder weather earlier in the season, and late to change colour and shed leaves, are now racing into graphic winter … Continue reading

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Great Ice Cream in Paris

Alice Pfeiffer, Paris correspondent for a host of top quality English publications in the USA and London, (that’s her posing with her recommendation) is an expert on all things Parisian and introduced me to one of the finest ice cream … Continue reading

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