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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Ski season in the Alps: Where to go

When you live in a country that is synonymous with skiing, you are bound to get a lot of questions about where to find the best slopes. I’ve sent so many emails to friends detailing how to check “ski the Alps” off of their travel bucket lists, that I’m finally writing a post I can […]

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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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