40 Before 40

40 Before 40

With the monumental 40th birthday approaching, I decided to make a list of the forty things I wanted to do before my milestone occurred. It was fun, and I think I learned a lot in that year. Will there be a fifty before fifty? Wait and see!

Spring Skiing In The Pyrenees

    In the heart of Catalan country, a quick two-hour car trip from Capestang, you will find the pretty ski village of Eyne, Pyrénées Orientales. Winding roads lead you up towards snow-capped peaks with beautiful views of the valley below. Joining three other families from Capestang on this weekend getaway, we had 6 kids and 8...

Let’s Clean-up Capestang Campaign- 40 Before 40

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      When we decided on Capestang as the perfect spot in Europe to raise our children, what we saw in this village was untouched potential. We stumbled across a perfectly preserved French village that stays open year round. Unlike many of the coastal communities that cater to tourists, they then shut down for the winter. Capestang has just enough life and resources...

40 Before 40

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  December 14th 2012 was my 39th birthday, and  I have made a list of the forty places I wish to visit over the course of the next year before turning the big four oh and specifically what I would like to see and do there. Last year when we started our adventure in Europe, Kelley Scarsbrook launched her 40 before...

Mont D’or Formage et Saucisse de Morteau

  We join our friends, Daniel's handball coach, his family, and their 4 kids, for another beautiful meal. Mont D'or is located on the Swiss boarder, a huge ski mountain, and world renown. And C, the father of the family, happens to be from this region in France, known for their cheese, the cheese that fondue is traditionally made from. Cheese and...

Best French Immersion Program – Move to France

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How we learn French- By Eva Hamori After nearly two years living in France, I find the confidence to ask the baker for bread, can understand most of what I hear and sometimes, I even respond. Some days you cannot shut me up and other days I struggle to find the simplest words. I guess learning a new language at...

Day Tripping Tarragona Catalonia

Tarragona Monument Human Pyramid
Tarragona is in southern Catalonia directly on  the Mediterranean Sea with a population of 134,000. The tourist drive of this location would be the pretty walking strip or Rambla which leads you to the stunning views and the Roman ruins. The human tower monument statue we were so fascinated with, symbolizes the bi-annual sporting event, where the leading human towers around...