All posts filed under: Road Trip

Candy floss made just for me!

Le Meurin Restaurant @ Le Château de Beaulieu

Having booked the Schlosshotel Lerbach (see previous post) hoping to enjoy their gourmet restaurant I was disappointed that their staff did not mention to me when I booked that the restaurant was going to be closed on the day we were staying. I had been really looking forward to this fine dining experience as a […]


Lake Como to Bormio – Road Trip 5

After leaving the gorgeous Lake Lucerne we drove to Lake Como and passed through the 17km St. Gotthard Tunnel, which was far too much tunnel for my liking and I could have done without J telling me its recent history. I was really excited about visiting Lake Como as it was somewhere I had always […]


Route du vin, Alsace – Road Trip Day 3

After leaving Strasbourg on we headed to Ribeauvillé, Rodern and Riquewihr. This represents a small section of the Route du Vin that traces its way on a north south axis through Alsace. We explored the beautiful countryside, the fine linens of Ribeauvillé, the views of medieval castles, the ancient alsacian charms of the fortified town of Riquewihr […]

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Strasbourg – Road Trip 2

On route to Croatia we spent two days in J’s parents’ place in Strasbourg and I got the ‘childhood tour of Stras’. We had boiling weather and loads of sunshine and I really enjoyed checking out all the historical family sites such as the ‘croissant vs pain au chocolat patisserie’, the Orangerie, La Wantzenau. We […]