Stepping inside from the cold wet rain our tour started with us heading down a winding staircase that eventually began to feel like it was never going to end. The constant motion of walking in a counterclockwise direction without a break has a sort o
Two Sundays ago while my wife and I were visiting the town of Soisson France and after we visited the Abbey of St. Jean des Vignes, we headed over to the Cathedral of Saint Gervais, located just a few minutes walk down the road. My wife and I had been to a few churches and Cathedrals in France at th
Last Saturday on our weekend tour my wife and I made several stops at some historical sites in the town and surrounding area of Soissons France. One of those stops was to the Abbey of Saint Jean des Vignes.
The abbey, which is mostly in ruins to this
On this weeks tour my wife and I visited the ruins of the château de Coucy located in the small and quaint little village of Coucy France.
The ruins sits on top of a large hill overlooking the Ailette
Bœuf (Beef) Bourguignon is a beef stew that has been braised in red wine and beef stock. The dish is a French classic that originated some time in the 19th century and was later made famous by Julia Child. As part of my immersion into the French cu
As part of our ongoing tour of France my wife and I recently visited the château de Compiègne located in the town that goes by the same name. The weather was a bit overcast and cold in the morning but luckily for us, the skies cleared up and the sun
In order to take advantage of our time in France, my wife and I plan to tour around the country whenever we are able, and to take in as much of the culture and sites as we can along the way.
Our first little adventure occured two weekends ago when we