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Discover Picardy, France’s best kept secret

There are so many destinations in France that world renowned for amazing history, scenery, food, art, and architecture. Paris of course leads the way, but there are many other places in this incredible country that everyone knows about. Normandy, Brittany, the Loire Valley, Nice, Provence, Chamonix, Giverny, Chartres, and the list goes on and on. […]

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Enjoying an outdoor café in Caen, France

There is nothing more European than enjoying the weather, conversation, and a beer or coffee at an outdoor café. While in Puebla, Mexico this year when I saw cobblestone streets occupied with many people sitting under canopies drinking beer and coffee I immediately thought the place felt like Europe. We have outdoor places to eat […]

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Arromanches: A harbor that helped win a war in Normandy, France

During World War II, Allied planners prepared to invade France and breach Hitler’s Atlantic Wall. The German high command were certain they would strike at the Pas-de-Calais, which was the narrowest stretch of land across the English Channel between England and France. They did not think they would land in Normandy.  One of the reasons, […]

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