Month: June 2011

  Young American tourist in London    London is about to fade away in the review mirror already. We wrapped up the first leg of our European tour today. We had just four days to get reacquainted with the venerable English city. It had been a long time since my last visit, about 16 years…

Note: This article was originally written in June 2011. It has been updated.  In 2013, 84.7 million people visited France, the most popular tourist destination in the world. This summer, once again, millions will flock to my homeland (the size of Texas, with a population of 65+ million.) As always, Paris, Normandy, the French Riviera and…

Is there more to Woodinville than rural living? Peut-être (maybe). If you read the last post you may remember the Woodinville Chamber of Commerce website states: “[Woodinville offers] rural living in an urban setting.” Not to disagree with the Chamber of Commerce, but the town scores more points in the rural living/outdoor recreation category than in the urban…