Posts by Amy Jacobson:

  • The Allure of the French Kitchen 

    Earlier this summer, while visiting friends in France, I was intrigued by the allure of their kitchen. Being a fortunate daily witness of the ease and customs of my friends dans la cuisine lead me to wonder, what is my own American kitchen missing out on? I set forth to discover what helps create such joie de vivre in the French kitchen.

  • French Fall Wine Festivals and Events

    The autumn wine harvest season is celebrated in France with great splendor. Here are our favorite wine harvest festivals in France this year.

  • How to Travel to Europe with Children

    Why take children to Europe? Why wouldn’t you? From the awe of the Eiffel Tower to the French countryside and Mont St. Michel.  The art of Florence, and the coliseum of Rome, to the beaches of Greece and Croatia – there is a destination for every type of family.

  • Easter in Paris with Kids

    For children, Pâques in Paris offers a multitude of activities. Spring weather gives way to jardins in bloom. Little ones will gaze in awe at the sweet creations filling the windows of every chocolatier.  Opportunities to decorate and search for Easter eggs are plenty, as is the chance to visit the Easter Bunny. 

  • Packing for Paris With Only a Carry-On

    You’ve spent time en route to the City of Light dreaming of sipping champagne at a café, watching the city go by. Or perhaps, you’re eager to begin your tour of the Musée Rodin.  Now post flight reality has set in. You’re standing in a sea of tired, impatient travelers at the airport, waiting for your bag. 

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