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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…

When to Enjoy The Kingdom of Cats in Rossiniére Switzerland
When to Enjoy The Kingdom of Cats in Rossiniére Switzerland

When to Enjoy The Kingdom of Cats in Rossiniére Switzerland

Rossiniére Switzerland is one of my favorite places in all of Europe, perhaps in all of the world. Located on the French speaking side of the country, Rossinére is one of those picture-postcard perfect Swiss villages. The village is home…

Where to Watch Traditional Cheesemakers in Switzerland
Where to Watch Traditional Cheesemakers in Switzerland

Where to Watch Traditional Cheesemakers in Switzerland

Watching traditional cheesemakers in Switzerland will give you a new appreciation of hard work and the art of making cheese. We’ve watched and participated in cheesemaking in a number of settings. I’m always amazed at the sheer physical effort involved.…