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The Wine Route of Alsace

We need a wine route in Alberta. Everybody should have the pleasure of meandering through the country, exploring quaint little spire-happy towns …

Strasbourg, oui? Ja!

Our phrase book really got a workout here in Strasbourg where French and German cultures don’t so much blend as collide with …

Natzwiller (Natzweiler) in Alsace

After sampling the products of Champagne, we continued on our journey towards Alsace, the fourth smallest region in France. It abuts Germany …

Life without Champagne? Inconceivable!

The flat landscape of Normandy gave way to hillside vineyards as we headed east into the Champagne region towards Reims (pronounced “Rance”), …

A Snippet of Normandy

We rented a car and headed to the town of Courseulles-sur-Mer, where Juno Beach, one of five Allied forces landing sites, is …