Monthly Archives: September 2012

Weekend Souvenir: Low Tide Blues

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A bit of lace, a bit of color, a bit of UNESCO heritage

France might have its annual heart-shaped stamps but I’m lucky in that I don’t have to wait until Valentine’s Day to find a bit of love in my mailbox!  I wanted to share two amazing stamps that brought me huge … Continue reading

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Arrrrrrrhhhhhh

Do the words “treasure hunt” make you shiver with excitement?  Or at least start grinning like a kid and pretending to be a pirate?  Two weeks ago, Anthony and I participated in a treasure hunt in Saint Malo and it … Continue reading

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Around Every Corner…

My Mother used to listen to Petula Clark while we were playing.  I can remember singing “Round Every Corner” with all the energy (and diction) that a 4-year old possesses.  The neat thing about Intra Muros is that there’s always … Continue reading

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Fort du Petit-Bé

Low tide doesn’t have to be synonymous just with beached boats and sandy beaches stretching out to sea, it’s also the chance to discover new things.  While hunting for shellfish is a classic, if you’re visiting Saint Malo, low tide … Continue reading

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World Karate Championships France 2012 Stamp Minisheet

Outside of Asia, France is one of the world’s martial arts powerhouses.  Both judo and karate are extremely popular across the country and French athletes regularly medal in international competitions.  France is second only to Japan in karate medals since … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Journées Européenes du Patrimoine/European Heritage Days in France

If you’re traveling anywhere in France this weekend, you are in luck!  This year’s European Heritage days, Journées européenes du patrimoine in French, are from 15-16 September 2012 in France.  The Heritage weekend is a chance to go behind-the-scenes and … Continue reading

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