Wine and Champagne Tours in Northeastern France

When my daughter and I traveled through western France last year, we participated in a wine tour. We had a great time and learned about the difference between winery practices in the Bordeaux region of France and other places we have sampled wine. We used a company called Ophorus Excursions and Tours, – who I […]

Quote of the Week – 7 September 2018

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” – […]

Yarn Shops in France – Nice, Grenoble, Colmar, Strasbourg, and Paris

On my recent trip to France, I did as I always do and looked for yarn shops in each city along the way. This time I traveled with my daughter and son-in-law who both knit, so I didn’t get much objection when I suggested looking up the shops. When we started out we didn’t have […]

Choosing a Flight – Non-Stop, Direct, and Flights with Stops

When choosing a domestic or international flight, there are several options. You can choose to fly non-stop, direct, or have a flight with layovers or stops. There are reasons to choose each type of flight. Some destinations require a layover and care must be taken to ensure that your flight will go smoothly. Non-Stop Flying […]