Hi from Rick: High on France, and Our Reunion
Every year, I try to work a little France into my travels. This year I'll be in the south of France — Riviera and Provence — and I'm already salivating!
France is Europe's hubcap — where all the spokes come together — blessed with Renaissance gardens from Italy, towering Alps like Switzerland (the highest in Europe), bullfighting from Spain (but they don't kill the bull), hearty hunter cuisine from Germany (in Alsace), and even couscous from North Africa. And, of course, Paris is where you'll find the hub.
On my last visit, while filming a new TV show along the Loire and its magnificent châteaux, I was reminded about the richness of French culture... Read more