Now It’s Time To Enjoy Some Montblanc French Wines

It’s another lovely tasting for us, this time French wines.  This is not a typical large-scale winery, but a tiny new winery.  It’s at Domaine des Amiel, and it is literally outside our front door and under our apartment.  So Heidi and are ready to start enjoying Montblanc wine!

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Fantasticable The Most Amazing Zipline Ever France!

The Fantasticable was a kid favorite!  Flying high in the French Alps, above the hamlet of Plaine-Dranse, to Châtel.  The kids soared at almost 100 km/h (60 mph) and 240 meters above ground (790 feet).  Are we nuts for letting our kids do this?

Fantasticable The Ulitmate Zipline Chatel France. If you want to see it, hear it and feel like you are experiencing it. Just go to WagonersAbroad.com

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Downhill Mountain Biking Morzine, Check It Out!

I’m exhausted.  It’s the good kind though.  Lars is also tired, and yes, it’s also the good kind.  We just spent an entire day together doing something we’ve never done before, and we had an absolute blast!  What did we do?  We we rocked at downhill mountain biking Morzine.

Downhill Mountain Biking Morzine France Summer. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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The Most Exciting House Sit We’ve Ever Had French Alps

This was house sit number 5 for us and by far it was the most exciting house sit we’ve ever had.  Let’s just say we had excitement from all ranges of the spectrum from exhilarating to scary.

Morzine out with Anya at Lake Montriond- just 10 minutes from our house sit

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When You Are Flat-Out Tired,1 Week In France

Typically our limit for close and fast paced travel is about 6 weeks.  This is the threshold when we notice we are all a bit more snippy with each other and are just flat-out tired.  After traveling non-stop for 5 weeks, we began our 6th week of travel on our longest drive yet.  This time we were making our way from La Rioja Spain to Bordeaux France.  Keep on reading to see how we did for 1 week in France.

1 week in France-Bordeaux-Feurs-Annecy. An 8 week family road trip in Europe. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

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An Epic 8 week Summer Road Trip in Europe!

It’s that time of year again, summer road trip time!  This year our epic summer road trip in Europe will be for about 8 weeks and cover 5000 km (3000 miles).  Remember our 6 week summer road trip in Europe, back in 2013?  We covered Italy, Austria, Switzerland, France, Andorra and a bit of Spain. We had a blast and shared it all with you every step of the way.  We are going to be pushing the family harmony boundaries with this one and see if we can do 8 weeks.

Wagoners Abroad is going on a summer road trip in Europe! 8 weeks of fun with 10 cities and 2 countries. Read more on WagonersAbroad.com

 

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You Must Have A Private Cellar Tour In Champagne France!

After spending a fantastic week on a houseboat in Amsterdam, we decided to change not just the city in which we would stay, but the country.  That is one of the great things about Europe.  Everything is so much “closer”.

Vineyards in the distance

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Road Trips In Europe! – 6 Weeks Of Accommodation Reviewed

It’s time to start planning those summer Road Trips

Many people enjoy road trips in Europe and we wanted to experience one as well.  We plotted and planned our adventure and experienced one of the best road trips ever!  We spent 6 weeks on our road trip roaming around Europe and only booked the first couple of legs of our trip in advance.  After that, it was free-flowing.   Continue reading

When Our 6 Week European Road Trip Took A Hairpin Turn in the French Alps

Here I sit out on our terrace in Spain in nearly 100’F hot and humid weather, with no AC to be found, gazing at the Mediterranean Sea and reflecting back on our 6 week Summer Road Trip.  We have so many fond memories, there is no way we could possibly share them all with you, but we have tried here and there.  Today I’d like to share with you when our road trip took a hairpin turn and started going downhill.

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