Paris, My Sweet: A Year in the City of Light (and Dark Chocolate) by Amy Thomas I have a confession to make. The last time I visited Paris I gained about ten pounds. Yep, that’s right ten pounds spread over eight glorious and wonderful days…
Travel Belles is thrilled to be part of Flanders is a Festival and is headed to the Ghent Jazz Festival.
A traditional post-party breakfast of Spanish hot chocolate (churros con chocolate) is a chocolatey treat Travel Belles can enjoy any time of day
Jessica, our favorite chocolate loving Travel Belle, went in search of chocolate in San Francisco. She reports in with the tasty results The San Francisco Bay Area is home to fantastic food and wine, making it a great place to travel for any Belle. There…
Giddier than a teenager going to a Justin Bieber concert, with chocolate guidebooks in hand, I set out to visit the hundreds of chocolate shops in the city. Although I didn’t get anywhere close to all of them, I’m sure I made a serious dent in Turin’s chocolate supply. Death by chocolate was a strong possibility. Via visits to six chocolatiers, I give you a glimpse of my chocolate binge in Turin.
Washington is a diverse city. There are three distinct versions of this metropolis - the city of politics, the city of tourists, and the city of residents. Today I want to share three equally diverse chocolate experiences I have discovered here in the U.S. capitol.
On the flight over I thought about my long and disjointed itinerary for the trip - restaurants, cafes, Stonehenge, palaces, cathedrals, shopping, museums, and (of course) chocolate shops. I decided my chocolate-related shopping goal on this trip was to find the most delicious truffles in the two European capitals we would be visiting.
Paris is about indulgence, joie de vivre, living in the moment, is it not? It's not about calorie counting or speed walking to burn off your travel experiences. Paris is indulgence and this is why I’ve come-- to dive in. I'm putting guilt on hold.