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5 fun facts about French supermarkets

Okay, so they’re not all “fun” and they may not exactly be “facts,” but my desire for a title with arguably excessive alliteration won out in the end. One of my favorite things to do in France is go grocery shopping. That may sound odd, but there’s just something about the food stores here that […]

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a taste of persimmons

The first time I noticed persimmons I was navigating through an over-crowded outdoor market in S├Ęte on the last day of my late-October vacation. Signs of the off-season were everywhere: windows with navy blue shutters intact, boats docked, and sails wrapped securely around the boom with thick white rope. It was a time when the […]

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