Category Archives: Train travel

Hanging Out in Gare de l’Est Train Station in Paris

Normally, I would not want to hang out in a train station for long.  And truth be told, we wouldn’t have stayed in Gare de l’Est for even an hour if things had gone our way (more on that later). … Continue reading

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Gare Rive Droite Rouen Our Gateway to Paris and Bayeux

None of us travel with the idea of getting to be experts on the airports and train stations. But the fact is that knowing your way around those places can make your travel time go smoother, and thus take a … Continue reading

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France and Bulgaria Month-long Vacation Overview

It’s been a while, I know.  We were on vacation for a whole month, and between the preparation before, the vacation itself, and the recovery time after (jet lag, ugh), I have been out of the habit of regular blogging … Continue reading

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Gare de L’Est and Gare St. Lazare, Paris: From One to the Other

I am eager to tell you all about what Therese and I did in Rouen, France during our recent trip.  However, I feel like it might be helpful to first give you some insight into how we got from Reims, … Continue reading

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The Dairy Free Traveler’s Guide to Getting to Mont Saint Michel

The most challenging part of our recent trip to France was the day Therese and I spent traveling from Rouen to Mont Saint Michel.  I’ll start out by telling you that, though the day started out pretty shaky, by the … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Meals in France, Outside of Paris: an Overview

In my previous post, I gave you a preview of where Therese and I would be eating during the first few days of our trip to France.  After those two and a half eventful days in Paris, we visited Reims, … Continue reading

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Porto Cathedral, Livraria Lello, Serralves Museum: Porto day one begins

Our second planned excursion outside of Lisbon during our trip to Portugal was an overnight trip to the northern city of Porto, the second largest city in Portugal and the place where Port wine comes from.  In our two short … Continue reading

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