Lyon: Highlights of France’s Gastronomy Capital

yon, France is frequently regarded as the gastronomic epicenter of France. The Foodie haven is the capital of France’s Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Nestled at the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers, rich farmlands dot the region. These farms provide superior ingredients to Lyon’s markets and chefs, which offers a culinary wonderland to residents and visitors alike. Here are tips for visiting Lyon to be sure you leave with the fondest of memories on your palate.

People dining al fresco on a corner terrace along the cobblestone streets of bistro in Vieux Lyon, France.

Travel Matters: TBEX Survivors Podcast Episode

Last updated on January 2nd, 2023 at 09:42 pmOur world changed dramatically last month. At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in Europe, I was traveling around the continent and witnessed lockdowns in three countries: Italy, France and the Netherlands. Prior to walking out the door Bell, who works in medical research, said “I’m worried…

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20 Great Destinations in the South of France

Last updated on February 9th, 2024 at 04:25 pmFrance is the world’s most visited country, drawing over 90 million travelers in 2018. Great beach destinations and UNESCO World Heritage Sites are abundant in the south of France. Stunning natural landscapes also include dramatic gorges, lavender fields and rolling vineyards. We asked a select group of…

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Great Tips for Visiting Lille, France

Last updated on February 1st, 2024 at 06:24 pmLille is a charming destination in northwest France near the Belgian border. Like any major French city, it features beautiful architecture and exceptional cuisine. A unique aspect of Lille is that due to its geographic location, it is more of a beer drinking town compared to many…