Trip Report Loire Valley and Dordogne, Episode 82

Matt's daughter having fun in a canoe with their mother at the helm: loire valley and dordogne episode

Family vacations in France are all about the outdoors, great food and discovering lovely old towns. Matt shares the details of how things went to him and his wife and their two daughter when visiting the Loire Valley and the Dordogne.


Mirepoix, Episode 81

half-timbered houses in Mirepoix

Mirepoix is both incredibly charming and off the beaten track. It packs a lot of charm in a small area! And wait until you see the cafés and restaurants!


Free Museums in Paris, Episode 80

Large semi circular painting at the Museum of modern Art of the city of Paris. Free Museums in Paris Episode

What are some great museums you can see for free in Paris? What will you see when you get there? Which ones are worth it? Let's talk about it!


The Curie Museum in Paris, Episode 79

Tucked in the Latin Quarter within the halls of the Sorbonne University, this small museum packs in a lot of history. If you're going to see it (and I think you should!) learn about Madame Curie's life by listening to this episode of the podcast.


Corbières and Tarn Trip Report, Episode 78

Covered market in Saint Antonin Noble Val: Corbières and Tarn Trip Report Episode

What are some of the must-see places in the Corbières and Tarn areas near Toulouse, France? Shari and Craig inspire us to see beautiful places in the southwest.


Paris Trip Report, Episode 77

Couple hanging out at the Luxembourg Gardens: paris trip report episode

Paris is both the city of romance and a city where you'll never run out of things to do. So, how do you narrow it down? Shari and Craig have great suggestions for you!


Parks and Gardens in Toulouse, Episode 76

Water fountain at the Grand Rond in Toulouse: parks and gardens in Toulouse Episode

On today's show Elyse tells us how long ago Toulouse was an overcrowded medieval city with dirt roads, no running water, no sanitation, and no public parks. And since Annie and Elyse live in Toulouse, we're happy to report it's gotten a lot better!


Layover In Paris On Your Own, Episode 73

annie with thumbs up in front of the Eiffel Tower; layover in paris

Have a few hours to kill in Paris and wonder what you can see and do? Here are some things you can do safely that will give you a good feel for Paris.


Most Beautiful Places in Toulouse, Episode 72

Place du Capitole in Toulouse

On today's show Elyse and Annie share their thoughts on the most beautiful "places" in Toulouse. We mean "places" in a French way, plazas, squares, esplanades, which is the right word?


The Pantheon in Paris, Episode 71

Pantheon seen from the outside on a sunny day

Wondering if a visit to the Pantheon in Paris is worth it? Annie thinks so, especially if you understand a bit better what this highly symbolic monument means in French life.