Skiing the Portes du Soleil

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|Location: Chatel, France| Skiing the Portes du Soleil is one of my favorite winter vacations living in Stuttgart.  The ski area is quite large with a lot of connecting villages.  You can even ski from France into Switzerland and back within the day which I think is pretty awesome.  The Savoy region is an easy five hour drive from Stuttgart (well… that’s assuming you don’t put the wrong hotel into Google maps and drive an extra 2 hours through snowy Alpine switchbacks fearing your death… then drive two hours backtracking through the snowy switchbacks.  Long story you’ll have to ask […]

Exploring the Burgundy Region

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|Location: Dijon, Lyon, and Beaune, France| Burgundy needs no introduction, it’s one of the most famous wine regions of the world most famous for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes.  I’ve been wanting to explore the French Burgundy region for a while and we finally committed to exploring the cutest towns of Dijon, Lyon, and Beaune the other week!  I of course want to go back when the weather is warmer and that shouldn’t be a problem as Dijon is only a 4 hour drive from Stuttgart and Lyon, further south, is 6 hours away.  We explored it by car but […]

My Favorite Stuttgart Restaurants

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You may know that I am a true foodie and eating is one of the things I look forward to most!  I’ve been keeping notes of my very favorite restaurants and sorted them by category.  Don’t see your favorite?  Comment below so I can check it out soon!  I hope you can enjoy these places as much as we do! Good for Groups / Meet Up with Friends Gasthaus Bären – |German, small plates| New spot serving Schwäbisch style tapas (ie, the local German region) in an amazing atmosphere with even better drinks.  The decor here is unparalleled in Germany […]