Tag: St. Emilion

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Save Money and Worry, Rent a Bike in France, Part 2

By Maggie LaCoste A good shopper is an informed shopper, so it’s important to know what to look for in a rental bike in France.  As mentioned in my previous post, I prefer hybrid or all-terrain bikes, and find that they are more than worth the premium cost.  Most of the rental agencies in France

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Discovering Wine, Macarons and Friendship in St. Emilion

By Maggie LaCoste Arriving into St. Emilion by bike is an experience to savor:  lush rolling hills, vineyards as far as the eye can see, medieval houses and ramparts, cobblestone streets, picture-perfect piazzas.  A photo couldn’t quite capture the amazing beauty of the landscape, so I just stopped along the way to enjoy the experience.