Category Archives: Western Europe

Courchevel – Update

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As I mentioned in my La Tania post that we were so impressed with Courchevel that we made arrangements to return.  Well, we’ve just returned from another ski week; and we like it even more than the first! As this … Continue reading

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La Tania/Courchevel/3 Vallees

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We spent a week skiing the expansive Les Trois Vallees ski area (hence the long blog title).  And all in all we were thoroughly impressed with the place! Les Trois Vallees is made up of three distinct resorts: Courchevel, Meribel, … Continue reading

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White Christmas (barely)

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Happy New Year!!!! I hope you all had a fun night and are enjoying a relaxing day! As much as we had fun in Rome last Christmas.  We did find that there were several chunks of time that we were … Continue reading

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Watching Le Tour

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This past weekend we enjoyed a ‘staycation’ here as the 2014 Tour de France began in Yorkshire, with police estimating some 2.5 million people lining the course.  This start has been heralded as one of the best openings EVER, by … Continue reading

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Bavarian Ski Holiday

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Growing up in New England, it was fairly easy to find opportunities to learn how to ski.  Now, I didn’t start ski school right out of diapers, but we had Wednesday half days in elementary school; and for 4th & … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving in Copenhagen

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My cousin is studying in Copenhagen this fall semester, which makes her the geographically closest family we have until mid-December when her semester ends.  So as we started to make plans for Thanksgiving, we knew we had to visit her … Continue reading

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In Bruges…

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This was my second trip to Belgium (a trip that I remember very fondly), so the focus of this trip was a little bit more relaxed.  While there were certainly things my husband and I definitely wanted to accomplish, it … Continue reading

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