Why you should ski The Alps, and why not…

The Alps are the lure and legend of every alpine skier. Zermatt, St Anton, Kitzbuhel, Courchevel, Chamonix… all these ski resorts conjure visions of grand vertical, soaring skiable peaks, picture perfect chalets, and the best ski scenery in the world. But modern progress in the US Rockies, in Japan, have perhaps eclipsed the traditional alpine skiing of Europe. Are The …

Top 10 Reasons to Boat France’s Inland Waterways

You can explore the French countryside by car, by train, or by bike… how about being on a boat?! Our recent trip to the Burgundy Valley, during fall harvest ~ “vinification” (French code for wine making) a boat charter on the Yonne River and Canal du Nivernais proved to be a perfect way to truly see and savor this beautiful …