Another breathtaking part of our Three Lake tour, Aix-les-Bains is a town nested on France’s largest natural lake. Well known for its spa treatments, beautiful Lake du Bourget views, and adventurous activities, it is a great place to enjoy a vacation of any length. Here are our top ten favorite things to do! Read more…»
The striking color of the lake, the smell of fresh foods from the vibrant street markets, the feeling of strolling around a historical castle with the mountains all around you, Annecy is a town that will undoubtedly leave you in awe. Only 35km from Geneva, it is rich in history, culture and beauty. Our Three Lake Read more…»
Should you stay connected while traveling abroad? If so how? Whether or not you want to stay connected while you are traveling is a very personal question. It depends on your level of responsibility and dependence with your career, family and home to name a few. For example if you own your own business, it Read more…»
After studying up on the traditions of Valentine’s Day from around the world, I have come to the conclusion that there are certain prevailing themes everywhere. Although the types, meanings, and methods may differ, flowers, chocolates or candies, and cards appear in almost all the countries that recognize the holiday. There is some variance in Read more…»
The galette des rois, translates to king’s cake… with something inside “the feve.” The féve is put into the cake before it is baked, and then each person is given a slice during the cutting of the cake, called the tirage des rois (the drawing of the kings), in the hopes of having the féve in their piece. Whoever has the feve is king or queen…. Of course, there’s more to it (Read the whole piece!).
You know those holiday commercials that feature a winter wonderland of beautiful decorations, enraptured children and a glint in everyone’s eye? Welcome to France in December, when the country gets gussied up, gifts look too nicely wrapped to open, and visitors don’t understand enough French to be annoyed by the holiday songs on the radio! Read more…»