Villa Lena, Tuscany

It was Jesus who apparently said that to get to heaven, the road must be hard. And so you do have to survive a bumpy car ride to get to the promised Villa Lena. Set on top of a hill, this 19th century property has been turned into a haven of architecture, interior, art and…

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Cinque Terre

One of the many destinations on our travel bucket list was Cinque Terre. Late September, we hopped on a train from Florence and got off at Manarola where we spent two nights. We made the most of the Cinque Terre Express to visit other villages on the coast and hike from Corniglia to Vernazza, and…

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Norway, Oslo to Bergen

Julien and I live to travel. We love our life in Paris, but what gets us through tough periods at work, is knowing when and where our next adventure’s going to be. This August, after the fiasco of summer 2018, we were longing for a destination with lots and lots of nature. Boy were we…

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Puglia

The whole “college roomate” experience is very much American. I for one am very glad I never had to share my room throughout uni, but I will never be able to introduce a close friend as “my old college roomate”. It is however the case for Julien and his friend Kevin who invited us to…

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Pays Basque

My friend Christine jumps on every opportunity to head down to the well known region of “Pays Basque”. I now know why. Back in May (I know, it’s been a while), Julien and I headed South to Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Biarritz and San Sebastian, mostly for one reason : eat. We managed to squeeze in some walks…

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