Category Archives: Countries

Film Food Festival Serves Up Octobus Balls and Tsukemen

What’s better than having some good food to eat while watching a movie?  How about, watching a movie about food, and eating the same food shown in the movie at the same time?  That is the gimmick behind the Food … Continue reading

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Fredericksburg VA Visitors Center Guided Tour and Bavarian Chef Lunch

Early fall 2016 found us in Virginia.  Therese’s cousin has two teenage sons who are budding Nascar drivers, and they were competing in a race at a new track down there.  After having a fun time on Saturday night watching … Continue reading

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Nobu Fifty Seven Asian Fusion Birthday Dinner

I am not going to tell you exactly when Therese’s birthday is, or how old she is.  That would not be nice.  I was taught that a true gentleman never asks a lady her age, anyway.  But I am happy … Continue reading

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Overnights at Hotel Astor Saint Honoré in Paris

During our long lovely holiday in Bulgaria and France last summer, there were three occasions on which we stopped in Paris on our way from one place to another.  Each time we spent an overnight on Saturday going into Sunday, … Continue reading

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Rouen’s La Walsheim, Le Rocher and Chicken Normandy

The benefit of staying at our Rouen apartment (or gite), Au Petit Robec, was two-fold.  On the one hand, its location was perfect, with many good restaurants very close by like Le Rocher and La Walsheim.  On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Père Lachaise Cemetery on Our Last Day in France

After a month of days in Europe, first in Bulgaria, then in France, our time away had finally come to a close.  We had part of one last day in Paris, before we boarded an afternoon flight back to New … Continue reading

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Musee Jacquemart-André and King Falafel in Paris

Our time in France was coming to an end.  We got up early on Saturday, July 16th, rode the train from Rouen to Paris’s Saint Lazare station, and saw our friend Faith to a taxi to take her to the … Continue reading

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