Iconic Drives in the U.S.: Beartooth Scenic Byway

Driving through the U.S. and its iconic drives has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl browsing through travel magazine in my parents living room. Just hearing their names: Route 66, Pacific Coast Highway, US Highway 1, Blue Ridge Parkway, Great River Road, bring a vision of exotic places and breathtaking…

Post Card from Yellowstone

2016 marks the 100th Anniversary of the National Park system in the US. There is nothing to add to the beauty of this natural wonder, just enjoy.        

Top 5 reasons to visit Medora, ND

Treasures can be found all around us. No need to travel miles away to discover beautiful places in unexpected areas. When I was told we should stop in Medora, ND and make it an overnight stop on our way to Yellowstone, my first thoughts were “what is there to do in Medora?”   The Medora…

Great River Road Wine Trail itinerary

Who would have thought 20 years ago Minnesota would make wines? I guess lots of us would have laugh at this idea. The cold winter months were killing most of the plants and wine makers had to go through a great deal of work to protect the vines from freezing. Thanks to the research done…

An amazing trip less than 2 hours from Paris!

Imagine… If you read my previous post on the Castle of Villandry, you are already there. While Villandry was my favorite, especially the gardens, we had the chance to visit 3 more castles during our trip. Visiting Paris? Find the Best Deals & Reviews at TripAdvisor. Chenonceau The story behind the building of this castle…

A must-see Renaissance Castle in France…Villandry

Imagine! The sun is rising over the river through the window overlooking the gardens. Wood has been placed on the fire and the air is filling with warmth and the crackling sound from the burning lumber. In the distance, I can hear the dogs barking. The dignities are coming from all other the province for…

Biking France: The Loire Valley – Bike + Wine

When we get to a town or region we’ve never been before, our first stop is always the office of tourism. Some of you may find this habit really “touristic”. We see it as a way to give us information on what we really want to do. Office of Tourism will know about the touristic…

How to Get Upgraded to Business Class?

The anticipation of a trip is just as thrilling as the trip itself, at least until you get there. Getting to the final destination can be a hassle, but once in a while you get lucky and upgraded to business class. Now, that’s the way to fly on a long international flight! The Delta flat…

Real Madrid up-close and personal

If you follow Soccer (Football in Europe), you know about the Real Madrid. It’s one of the most valuable sports team in the world and one of the world’s highest earning football-club. I had the privilege, with a few other people, to get a personal tour of the stadium. I am not sure I have…

A road trip through Norway in the search of long lost relatives

At some point in our lives, it is clear we start getting some existential questions. Where do we come from? With that question in mind, I started to look for my relatives. I rapidly discovered my family was not adventurous. Going back 7 generations all family members on my dad side lived in a few…

Where are the Mississippi’s Headwaters?

I am sure it is a question you ask yourself everyday! Most of you will know this answer. I did not until I came to the US. The mighty Mississippi takes its journey down to New Orleans in Itasca Park in Minnesota. It is hard to understand why the park is a State Park instead…