Mustard, pain d’épices & ice cream in the beautiful city of Dijon (FR)

I was very pleasantly surprised by the city of Dijon! I had done more research about the places we visited before, so my knowledge about Dijon was limited to its good reputation for mustard-making! I am more likely to love a city I visit on a beautiful sunny day… Conditions were perfect for discovering Dijon:…

Vineyards, glazed tiles & ice cream in Beaune (FR)

Beaune is in the middle of the Burgundy wine-making region, where many Grand Cru wines are produced, mainly from Pinot noir and Chardonnay grapes. We set our mind on spending holidays in Burgundy after reading reviews highlighting its beautiful countryside with green hills, its medieval villages and its 1000 km of signposted cycling trails. I…

Glaces Glazed, Paris (FR)

In my last post about Paris, I mentioned having selected three ice cream shops to try. I’m happy to say that I have now tried the second one! 🙂 & Glaces Glazed, as it is called, is well worth mentioning here! “Funky” is how I would describe Glaces Glazed’s ice cream! They offer a different…

A visit to Nantes (FR) with an ice cream break at La Fraiseraie

Nantes is a beautiful city, well worth a visit! I particularly recommend visiting it in July-August, which is when the yearly “Voyage à Nantes” takes place. In a nutshell the Voyage à Nantes is an artistic trail past temporary or permanent installations of public art works throughout the city of Nantes: a painted green line…

Terre Adélice, Lyon (FR)

I randomly came across Terre Adélice’s ice cream shop while wandering around Lyon’s old town. The big sign with all their flavours caught my eye and turning back was no longer an option after glancing through it! They had so many interesting sounding flavours to choose from: cornes de gazelles (N.African almond “biscuit” with orange…