The Languedoc-Roussillon/Midi-Pyrénées region is a land of abandoned hilltop castles, distant snowy mountains, and glittery blue coasts
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.
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.
TAPIF Invasion: 10 Ways to Frappe the Ground Running
A few TAPIF tips to help you take care of business and make the most of this fleeting opportunity
Bicycling and Broiling in Burgundy
The heart and essence of France is not Paris, it’s the cultivated countryside.
The Cinque Terre secret is REALLY out.
Four-Day Wander: Barcelona
Highlights from four days in Barcelona
Losing the Trail in France
Tips for low-key hikers
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…