Our Upcoming River Cruise

This time tomorrow (as I am writing this post), we will be at the Boise Airport (note that I didn’t say “International Airport”) as we check in for our two flights: first to San Francisco, and then from there to Paris, France! And on Saturday the 13th, we will be taking a train from Paris […]

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A Month in France!

Parlez-vous bien Français? Unfortunately, I do NOT speak French very well. I had the best of intentions to really work on it during the Winter when outside activities are very limited here in Idaho (unless you are snow skiing, which my body gave up on many years ago). That hasn’t stopped me before to go […]

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Is Barcelona’s La Rambla Worth an Entire Day?

Of course, it is! Let’s look at some of its sights. Originally outside the city walls and serving as a drainage ditch to carry wastewater down to the sea, the busy pedestrian- and vehicular-trafficked walkway/roadway known as La Rambla is a spectacle that draws tourists and lifelong Barcelona residents alike to stroll and shop along […]

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Living Parisian — An Update

I wrote and article, “Ah, To Live Parisian!” a little over a year ago. Do you have a Bucket List? I do, and one of the items on that list was to spend two months in Paris, France, “living like a Parisian.” I was able to cross this off my list as reflected in an […]

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Can You Say “TLAYUDA”?

Don’t worry; you’re not alone if you can’t easily pronounce it. I looked in the largest (size, weight, pages) dictionary I have, and there are no English words listed that begin with the two letters “t” and “l.” So it’s no real surprise that Americans (and maybe Brits, Aussies, and Kiwis) have a hard time […]

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