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An October Weekend in Champagne

A few years ago, I read the book, “The Winemaker’s Wife” by Kristin Harmel, a work of fiction set during WWII in Champagne. While I love champagne, both the taste of it and its celebratory essence, I didn’t know much about its production, let alone the storied […]
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Under the Tuscan Sun

As soon as we embarked on our drive from the airport through the breathtaking Tuscan hills, I knew that our first trip to Tuscany would certainly not be our last. We chose the outskirts of the ancient city of Volterra and San Gimignano wine region […]
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Exploring the Ring of Kerry

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During my month-long stay in Ireland, we spent a weekend exploring the western countryside, which was a highlight of my time in the country. After traveling from Dublin south to Blarney and Cobh and then west to Killarney, we took a scenic drive along the Dingle […]
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A Summer Getaway to Saint-Tropez

As someone who is captivated by all things French, it’s not surprising that I adore the South of France. We’ve been lucky enough to visit several times over the last few years and it’s become a destination that I look forward to returning to again […]
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