Lyon is my favorite French city by far, and seriously underrated.
Art Pilgrimage: Cave of Niaux
The experience was humbling, to say the least.
Time Travel: May, 2014 – Slowing Down in Split
Like many who fly into Split or pick up one of the cross-country buses there, I might never have seen it in daylight if I hadn’t slowed down.
Six-Day Wander: London, Again!
Every time I go to London, I love it more.
One-Week Wander: Malta
Highlights from one week in Malta
Hundreds of covered alleyways called traboules burrow through Lyon’s older neighborhoods and harbor relics from across the centuries.
A sweet Lyonnais specialty: the Cuisson de Lyon, from Voisin chocolatier. The Cuisson de Lyon is a little candy that looks like a cushion (“cuisson” = “cushion,” en français) and consists of Curaçao-flavored chocolate ganache coated in marzipan. It’s very soft and very rich. Originated at Voisin in 1960, the shape meant to echo the…
Weekend Wander: Turin
Turin is an elegant, manageable city full of life, both in and outdoors.