Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo: a seafarer’s coastal city

Saint-Malo The Saint-Malo city flag flies proudly from the roof of the 15th century castle keep Perched upon a granite out crop, where the mouth of the Rance River meets La Manche (the English Channel), si...
Rennes

Rennes: Brittany’s Charming Capital City

Located at the confluence of the Ille and Vilaine rivers, in the mid-eastern section of Brittany, lies the city of Rennes. About an hour and twenty minutes from Nantes by train, and only an hour and a half from...
Nantes Opera Graslin

Nantes – A city forever reinventing itself

In north western France, on the banks of the Loire River sits the wildly inventive city of Nantes. Though now a part of the Pays de la Loire region, Nantes has strong historical and cultural ties to Brittany. T...
Rhône-Alpes

Foodie tour of the Rhône-Alpes

Cycle route Annecy As someone who spends much of her time behind a computer there’s nothing quite as satisfying as being able to boast that I cycled the French Alps. The fact that I’m pedaling an electric b...
The semi-circular colonnade and bronze statue are reflected in a still pool at the American cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer

Visiting Normandy – 70 Years after D-Day

This year marks a significant anniversary in world history; seventy years ago Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, and changed the tides of World War II. It was June 6, 1944 when Canadian, American, a...