The Trump Administration can now use France as a model to deal with radical Islam in America. The Daily Mail’s Raven Saunt and Peter Allen explain French President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to strengthen secularism against what Macron referred to as Islamist separatism. They write (abridged): Emmanuel Macron has described Islam as ‘a religion that is in […]
A letter from Joelle Kolich of Bordeaux Excellence, sent to us by our France travel planner Tara: A question a lot of partners & clients are understandably asking is how are we sure your company is solid enough to ride out the Covid-19 storm! In France the government was extremely quick to acknowledge the importance […]
Today, I received this hopeful message from my friend Johan, in Beaune, France. Like much of the world, Johan and the rest of Beaune’s population are currently in a coronavirus lockdown. Dear Richard, Thank you for reaching out, we are all ok, no cases in BEAUNE so far. The state and our banks has promised […]
It continues to astound me how many Americans (not Europeans) insist on traveling as if on safari. You know, luggage the size of steamer trunks too large to be muscled about by even NFL size nose tackles. These beasts get jammed in narrow aisles and are of course impossible to heft overhead, where there’s barely […]
Outside Au Clos Napoléon, one of the best bistros in France (4 Rue de la Perrière, 21220 Fixin).
The Cote de Nuits wine trail crosses, famous villages whose names have been around the world. Download a free copy of the map here. Originally posted September 24, 2015. Today Debbie and I drove the length of the Cote de Nuits, the northern half of Burgundy’s famous Cote d’Or. Here is produced the incomparable red […]
As it was in the U.S. presidential race, I would not have a candidate today if we were eligible to vote in France. I did vote for Trump and would, if voting in France, vote in the final round for Macron. The vote would be cast, however, strictly as opposition against the less suitable candidate. […]