On top of the world: Mont Blanc

  When I was seven years old, my family traveled to Paris where we stayed with our Parisian friends. The parents, who have four children, asked me what I wanted to do in Paris. I said I wanted to go to the top of the Eiffel Tower. They looked baffled. None of them had ever […]

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One Weekend in Zermatt

We made a pact in January to see more places in Switzerland, but after our two-year Swissiversary came and went we realized we had not made good on our deal. Our list of “must-see Switzerland 2016” had barely been touched and Zermatt was at the top. So, on a Friday we booked train tickets for Saturday to […]

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Sur la piste: Skiing the French Alps

We should really go somewhere new. We keep meaning to make plans. To explore new territory. To branch out. But we can’t seem to stay away from Chamonix-Mont Blanc. The obsession began Christmas 2014. Before Chamonix I had never skied on a mountain that required a practically vertical gondola to get there. (Every place I had skied […]

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