Posts filed under “France”

Cheese Tasting at Mons Fromagerie

A few weeks ago my friend Marie-Eve popped down from Normandy for a weekend of fun in Lyon. It was a whirlwind trip but we managed to fit in most of my favourite spots in the city. One of the highlights of the weekend was a cheese dégustation at Fromagerie Mons in Les Halles Paul Bocuse. […]

Summer in France

A note to any of you looking to travel to France in July and August: be prepared to face some disappointment if you had your sights set on sampling la vie quotidienne! Here’s the deal.The average French citizen has 5 weeks of paid vacation. Crazy, right? This vacation is taken in the summer, usually starting […]