Category Archives: Dairy Free

The Colosseum and San Pietro in Vincoli on Sunday in Rome

Normally, when I am traveling, I tend to avoid the obvious draws.  For example, when I went to the Louvre in 2010, I walked right by the Mona Lisa.  And on this trip to Rome, I knew I was not … Continue reading

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Hop-on Hop-off Bus Highlights First Day in Rome Italy

You could call me anti-tourist, as ironic as it would be for me to be that way (considering how much traveling I do), and you wouldn’t be far from the truth.  So when Therese and I decided to do one … Continue reading

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Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival at Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Before moving from New York City to Charleston, it was my hope to do some of the things I had never done before in New York.  Attending the Cherry Blossom Festival, in Japanese “Sakura Matsuri“, at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, … Continue reading

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Saturday Culinary Village Charleston Wine & Food Festival

It may seem strange at this late date to be reaching back into my log of unwritten posts, all the way to last May, to write today – when there are numerous subjects to write about from July’s visit to … Continue reading

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Settling into Our First Evening in Strasbourg France

It was quite the journey just getting to Strasbourg, France from Charleston, South Carolina.  First there were the flights from Charleston to Atlanta, and Atlanta to Paris Charles de Gaulle.  Then there was the taxi ride through the worst rain … Continue reading

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Overview of Three Weeks in Rome and Venice Italy

After our month-long trip in July of 2016, we decided that we wanted to do another long trip like that.  This time, for the last three weeks of October, we visited Italy – one week staying at a Hilton Garden … Continue reading

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Secrets de Table and La Marseillaise Conclude First Strasbourg Day

I have already told you about my visit to Strasbourg Cathedral and the Musee de l’Oeuvre Notre Dame with Therese.  In this post, I will tell you the rest of what happened on that day, our first in Strasbourg, including … Continue reading

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