Category Archives: France

The Press Trip

A little over a year ago, I had the good fortune to go on a real-deal, honest-to-goodness, bonafide press trip through the Languedoc region of southern France.  So what are these treks really like? What is it like to spend a week … Continue reading

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A Day of the Dead

You buy a ticket and descend down a dark staircase into a subterranean pool of dust and death.  While what you’re experiencing is, technically, a tourist destination, you’re a long way from the Haunted Mansion at Disneyland. Your guide shines a … Continue reading

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Behind the Vine

About a year ago, I spent a week on a press trip in southern France (with three Dutch journalists and an assortment of French tour guides and press agents). Along the way, I ate the best food I will ever … Continue reading

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What TV Commercials Look Like in the South of France

Things get really interesting at the 1:35 mark. Click and see for yourself.

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