Tag: france

Europe Trip: A Day in Avignon

  Avignon, France, the picturesque city situated on the Rhone River, was a highlight of our South of France¬†stay. Cobble stone EVERYTHING, old window-shutters from HEAVEN, and buildings/structures to ogle for days. We wandered the streets for hours, walked through the gardens, grabbed an inexpensive lunch to devour on the Opera House steps, watched a…

Europe Trip: South of France B&B

Provence The biggest problem I have stumbled upon when relaying our experience in the South of France – is the utter lack of gestures, similes, sound effects, and facial contortions that can properly convey the joyous impression this area of France made on us (mememememememe). Provence was my holy grail, it was my gravy, it…

Europe Trip: Notre Dame de Paris

Sleep-deprived-zombies. Strictly English speaking. Bustling city.¬†24 hours. So began our time in Paris – first stop on the Bristow-Enns-Tour-Of-The-Europes-Or-At-Least-Some-Of-Them. We made the wise decision to overwhelm ourselves with the biggest and most popular tourist attractions straight away. After a hearty and delectable meal of croissants, croissants and croissants (which include all 11 food groups –…

Planning A Trip To Europe

  It’s happeennninnggggggg – we are going to Europe for a month (insert squeals upon squeals). This has been a niggling want and bucket-list item for both of us and we finally have a window of time between work/school schedules to ditch our real lives and become smart, traveled, cultured people. FINALLY! When planning a…