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Rebecca Goes Rendezvous

An American living the French life.

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Postcard: Blois, France

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View of Blois from its château (April 2017).

Postcard: Château de Chambord, France

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Château de Chambord in the Loire Valley, France (April 2017).

Postcard: Paris, France

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Rue Crémieux, a colorful street in Paris (April 2017).

Postcard: Vernon, France

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Le Vieux Moulin in Vernon, France (October 2016).

Postcard: Giverny, France

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Inside the Lily Gardens of Monet’s House and Gardens (April 2016).

Destination: Dijon, France

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Place François Rude (March 2017).

Bonjour!

Last weekend, I celebrated my 24th birthday with a weekend getaway to Dijon, a quaint city located in the Burgundy region of eastern France, halfway between Paris and Besançon. I went with my flatmates, six other assistantes who were also interested in checking out what the place had to offer- we’d booked over a month in advance, so we were absolutely excited once the day arrived to take off!

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Postcard: Arles, France

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Le pont van-Gogh (pont de Langlois) in Arles, France (March 2016).

Destination: Château de Fontainebleau, France

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Château de Fontainebleau (March 2017).

Bonjour!

A couple of weeks ago, I decided to take a day trip over to the château de Fontainebleau, a castle-turned-palace situated about 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Paris. From the 16th to 19th centuries, it housed the French royalty, including that of Emperor Napoleon Bonparte for a short while before he abdicated his throne in 1814. The château is a popular place to visit, since it makes for the perfect day trip over from Paris for many tourists.

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Postcard: Saint-Malo, France

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Along the fortified city walls of Saint-Malo in Brittany, France (March 2016).

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