Mike loves going to the ends of the earth — literally. He is fascinated by the farthest points on the compass on each continent, and he had a surprise planned for me in Africa.
When we left Beauvoir, France, we were a little overwhelmed by the magic of Mont Saint-Michel. But not so overwhelmed that we couldn't enjoy some fine French wine.
"We have a dragon that will breathe fire tonight at 10:30," said the hotel receptionist. Of course you do.
One of my favorite travel memories from childhood is of Grindelwald, Switzerland. But would it be the same place 35 years later?
Cathedrals, castles, flowers, and first beers in Cologne and Brühl, Germany.
Mighty fortresses and culinary works of art in pastoral Luxembourg.
Ever the romantic, Mr. Michael Ballard has planned several stops on this trip that are anniversary gifts to me. One of those was a visit to the Champagne region of France.
Wishing Wanda well from one of the least-visited countries in Europe.
Liechtenstein is fun to say.
We took a gamble in Monte Carlo, Monaco, without even stepping foot in the world-famous casino.