Category Archives: Strasbourg

Summer Night Magic: Light Shows in Strasbourg

A perfect August night in Strasbourg follows an almost unbearably hot, sunny day because when the sun goes down, a fresh breeze arises to cool the heavy air, and the streets come to life with both tourists and residents looking for … Continue reading

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Your New Year’s Resolutions, Alsace-Style

If you love all things Alsace and enjoy venturing off the beaten tourist path, here are some New Year’s resolutions that won’t be hard to keep: 1. Eat Better (Try the Best Tarte Flambée) Without snubbing the many excellent tarte … Continue reading

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Discovering the Fête de la Musique

As late the first week of June, I was starting to think that summer would never come to Alsace. Gray skies and constant rain were starting to take a toll on everyone’s mood. So last Friday, after a week or … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Vosges Mountains- Le Hohwald, St. Odile and Obernai

Sunny days have (finally) arrived in Strasbourg, and one Sunday my friends and I took advantage of the cloudless, pleasant weekend by spending an afternoon in the Vosges Mountains. We first traveled southwest by car across the region of Alsace, … Continue reading

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Carnaval in Strasbourg!

Back to blogging after a few busy weeks (including a little visit to the dentist which was highly amusing in French- more on that later)!

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Tour of Faith in Strasbourg #2: Saint-Jean

Alsace, and Strasbourg in particular, are rich in religious history; from time to time, I plan to explore a new religious structure in the city. Today’s focus: Saint-Jean Location: 13 Quai Saint Jean Affiliation: Roman Catholic History and Art: Constructed … Continue reading

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Meeting Jean Dujardin

Jean Dujardin came to Strasbourg on Wednesday to promote his new film Mobius; he participated in a question-and-answer session with the audience and signed autographs. The 2012 Academy Award winner for Best Actor was joined by fellow Mobius actress Cecile … Continue reading

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