Category Archives: France

Hilton Paris Opera and Marché aux Puces on Last Day in France

Our trip to France was at an end.  But we did have a chunk of a day, at least, before we had to head to the airport.  And we were in Paris, so there was no shortage of options of … Continue reading

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Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Café Les Deux Magots and Jardin du Luxembourg

Whenever Therese and I return to Paris, France – which is rather often in our traveling life, seeing as how I have been to Paris on four trips in seven years with her – I usually try to see something … Continue reading

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Eglise Temple Neuf and Chez Tante Liesel in Strasbourg

My Thursday in Strasbourg in July finished up with a visit to one more church, Eglise Temple Neuf, and meeting Therese for a little shopping and ice cream, followed by dinner at Chez Tante Liesel, a small charming restaurant on … Continue reading

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Gare Centrale, Petite France and l’Artichaut in Strasbourg

Thursday of our week in Strasbourg, France was a mixed bag – part practical, part leisurely, part on my own, and part with Therese.  As for that last one, I hoped that Therese would spend the entire afternoon with me; … Continue reading

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Eglise Saint-Thomas Strasbourg and Shnockeloch Restaurant

My mission during the days I spent in Strasbourg was two-fold.  On the one hand, I was exploring the city, experiencing its cultural and historic richness.  On the other hand, since I was doing this on my own, while Therese … Continue reading

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Musee des Beaux Arts in Strasbourg and Lunch at Le Kyoto

Tuesday in Strasbourg meant for me another day to explore on my own, while poor Therese continued the workshop with her customer (admittedly, that workshop was what brought us to France, so I can’t complain too loudly about it, although … Continue reading

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Strasbourg Notre Dame Cathedral Begins Our Alsatian Adventures

Any major western European city worth its salt is going to have a beautiful massive cathedral at the heart of its historic center.  And if that city is in a historically Catholic country, odds are the church will be named … Continue reading

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