Destination: Riquewihr, Hunawihr, & Ribeauvillé, France

Situated in the heart of the route des Vins, the villages of Riquewihr (pronounced "reek-veer"), Hunawihr, and Ribeauvillé are considered some of the most-beautiful in the Alsace region. Not only that, but the villages of Riquewihr and Hunawihr are listed as part of the "les Plus Beaux Villages de France" ("Most Beautiful Villages of France"). Riquewihr had especially been … Continue reading Destination: Riquewihr, Hunawihr, & Ribeauvillé, France

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Destination: Basel, Switzerland

Although I had little knowledge about it, Basel had been at the top of my bucket list to visit for quite some time. Since I was in Strasbourg for a week in late November, I thought it would be the perfect opportunity to cross the French-Swiss border for the day to visit Basel. With that … Continue reading Destination: Basel, Switzerland

Destination: Eguisheim & Colmar, France

While staying in Strasbourg for a week in late November, I also took day trips to other towns in the Alsace region. I was especially keen on checking out the villages near Colmar, which are reputed to be one of the most beautiful in France-- in fact, three of them-- Eguisheim, Riquewihr, and Hunawihr-- are … Continue reading Destination: Eguisheim & Colmar, France

Destination: Reims, France

Situated about an hour east of Paris, the city of Reims (pronounced "rance") is the capital of the Champagne region. That's to say that it's located in the heart of the champagne-making part of France, and it's no wonder that plenty of visitors come to check out the copious cellars, lush vineyards, and of course, … Continue reading Destination: Reims, France