The Languedoc-Roussillon/Midi-Pyrénées region is a land of abandoned hilltop castles, distant snowy mountains, and glittery blue coasts
Day Hike: Marseille to Cassis Along the Calanques
Walking from Marseille to Cassis through the Calanques National Park
Day Hike: Lacs de la Pra
The Lacs de la Pra are a smattering of tiny lakes in the Belledonne mountain range, a western section of the Alps. And what a section.
TAPIF Packing List
Packing for TAPIF (Teaching Assistant Program in France) is no easy task.
A quest for lavender in Provence, France
Bicycling and Broiling in Burgundy
The heart and essence of France is not Paris, it’s the cultivated countryside.
The Restorative Properties of Fresh(er) Air
My personal outdoor-exercise drug of choice: mountains.
I WISH I could travel, but…
Travel is easier than you might think…
Three Hops Above Grenoble: La Bastille, Mont Jalla, and Mont Rachais
The three-viewpoint ascent of La Bastille (big hill), Mont Jalla (about 600 m), and Mont Rachais (about 1000 m) is one pretty-much continuous climb suited to shorter, colder day
Day Hike: Aix-les-Bains Gare SNCF to Belvédère du Mont Revard
A relatively sporty day hike without too much transportation hassle