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food in la rochelle

Food Odyssey in La Rochelle

Posted on 26. Dec, 2011 by .

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Earlier this year, I hopped on the car for my first trip away from my new European base. I had no idea what to expect from La Rochelle and I was definitely pleasantly surprised, especially my palate. Because the food in La Rochelle… oh my. I was not prepared for that! La Rochelle’s Port It [...]

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Ile de Ré, an Ideal Daytrip from La Rochelle

Posted on 10. Jun, 2011 by .

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When I planned my trip for La Rochelle, I made sure to keep some time for the lovely Ile de Ré, which I only heard great things about. The peaceful island is linked to La Rochelle by a pretty impressive 3 kilometers long bridge, which costs 9 euros to cross (but trust me, I have [...]

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A Long Week-End in La Rochelle

Posted on 08. Jun, 2011 by .

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While there are many things I would happily whine about in France, holidays are certainly not one of them - they get over 10 public holidays per year (plus the mandatory 5 weeks of vacation), which pretty much makes the North-American workaholic in me go on a travel frenzy… Ideal for a long weekend in [...]

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