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Flavigny-sur-Ozerain France and Anise Seed Candy
Flavigny-sur-Ozerain France and Anise Seed Candy

Flavigny-sur-Ozerain France and Anise Seed Candy

Flavigny-sur-Ozerain is a small, medieval village in Burgundy France, one of literally hundreds of charming villages found throughout rural Europe. It’s a member of a group called “Les Plus Beaux Villages de France,” which translates to “the most beautiful villages…

Belleau Wood France – A Pilgrimage Site for U.S. Marines
Belleau Wood France – A Pilgrimage Site for U.S. Marines

Belleau Wood France – A Pilgrimage Site for U.S. Marines

Belleau Wood France is a pilgrimage destination for members of the United States Marine Corps. It was here, during a particularly bloody battle in June 1918, that the Marine Corps came into its own, became recognized as a superior military organization,…

Why Rüdesheim Coffee is a Unique Treat in Rüdesheim Germany
Why Rüdesheim Coffee is a Unique Treat in Rüdesheim Germany

Why Rüdesheim Coffee is a Unique Treat in Rüdesheim Germany

Rüdesheim Germany is located in the midst of Riesling country, that precise region along the banks of the Rhine River where Riesling grapes grow in abundance. And while the Riesling produced in this region is the best in the world,…

Where to Find and Enjoy Swiss Wines – Only in Switzerland
Where to Find and Enjoy Swiss Wines – Only in Switzerland

Where to Find and Enjoy Swiss Wines – Only in Switzerland

Unless you’ve been to Switzerland or a few locales near its border with France or Germany, there’s a good chance you’ve never tasted Swiss wine. As a result, many people assume that Switzerland doesn’t have a wine industry. But that…

Swiss Souvenirs From an American Girl in Champex Switzerland
Swiss Souvenirs From an American Girl in Champex Switzerland

Swiss Souvenirs From an American Girl in Champex Switzerland

Switzerland is one of our favorite destinations, as you might be able to tell from the many mojotraveler posts about the Alpine nation. On our last trip, we discovered the darling community of Champex. This post contains affiliate links and…