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The best of Chamonix

In the midst of a history-laden trip, we tried to balance out the intellectual stimulation and big cities with small towns and active, nature-oriented fun! Enter: Chamonix. The links above contain affiliate links, which means I get a few cents (at no extra cost to you) if you book or buy something via that link. This… Read More The best of Chamonix

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How to explore Normandy

For foreign tourists, Normandy has one main draw: the famous WWII beaches that represent the turning of the tide against Nazi control. But Normandy has so much to offer! Read on for more. The links above contain affiliate links, which means I get a few cents (at no extra cost to you) if you book or… Read More How to explore Normandy

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By the Numbers: Europe

As a teaser for more on our recent trip to Europe, here’s a look at some of our trip statistics! Locations visited: 14 Nights gone: 30 Most steps in one day: 26,351 Steps down to the train station in Corniglia, Cinque Terre: 387 Time we climbed them in 48 hours: 6 Pokemon go players spotted:… Read More By the Numbers: Europe

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Pardon my French

Here are my two rules I’ve picked up to speak French: Most of the time, the last letter of a given word doesn’t matter. Just chop it off. Especially if its an E, S, T, or X. If there are three vowels in a row, they’ve got a “W” sound in them. Think about it:… Read More Pardon my French