Tag Archives: Christmas

Winter Break, French Style

My first Winter Break in France was packed with new discoveries. Among them: Christmas dinner started at noon and lasted 7 hours, which according to my friends is quite normal. The menu: champagne, crackers and chips, wine, three appetizers, more … Continue reading

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Travels in Franche-Comté

I’m in Besançon for the holidays, a city in the Franche-Comté region in the east of France, just west of the Swiss border. It’s best known for cheese, clock-making and the beautiful scenery. It’s also known for the artist Gustave … Continue reading

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Strasbourg Christmas Spirit

First batch of photos of decorations and the famous Christmas Market in Strasbourg. The best part? A warm doughy bretzel and some Vin Chaud (hot wine) after a chilly day of outdoor shopping! Click here for a recipe!

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