Category: Vacation

Paris-Roubaix Tragedy

We know that cycling can be dangerous. Professional bikers know their sport can be pretty tough once you land on gravel roads at high speeds. Paris-Roubaix was run this past sunday, and Danish news told us that a biker died…

Auvergne Cottage

We look forward to visiting the Auvergne Cottage this summer. Service is excellent and reservations worked smoothly. We have taken off three weeks this year to spend one week at the Parc Asterix combined with visiting our friends for a…

Do You Like The New Design?

First of all, Happy New Year, and welcome back to this blog. If you look at the article “Yet Another Facelift” from September 13th, you will notice that there was a second facelift on the blog in 2008. What do…

Buying Rather Than Renting

It is actually cheaper to BUY a car than to rent one. I just found a tremendous resource at this website: http://www.lacentrale.fr. Last year we had problems because we had a Visa Electron card AND cold hard cash. The latter…

A Couple of Nice Videos

I thought a couple of videos from others who have been to France this year could be inspiring for all of you, so I wanted to share: The following videos brought memories from our own visit to the Parc Asterix…

Economic Crises

Danish experts have lately been talking about Danes taking much cheaper vacations as a result of the economic crises all around the world. I believe it is short-sighted to compare Bulgaria with France – just as an example. Here’s the…

France’s Cultural Sites

You can directly download “France’s Cultural Sites” here: http://us.maison-de-la-france.com/us/cmm/4_volets_2007_uk.PDF. This 8 page PDF-brochure can be printed regardless of whether you use Windows, Linux or MacOS. It’s a fantastic overview of a magnificent country with lots of good information. We have…