Twas the Night Before Christmas... December 24th 2008 Bonjour everyone!
I am writing you from one of my new favorite cities in the world, Strasbourg, France. (Really expensive, but hey, it's France) This place is called the Christmas Capitol of the world and it surely lives up to its name! I've never seen so many beautiful Christmas lights and festive markets and shops with cakes and candies set up so elegantly. The boutiques here remind me of t ... read more
Europe » France » Alsace » Strasbourg Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more