Island Hopping: Les Saintes – the Pearls of Guadeloupe

Island Hopping: Les Saintes – the Pearls of Guadeloupe

It is just a 15-minute ferry trip from the main island of Guadeloupe to Terre-de-Haut, the (only) town on one of the two inhabited islands of the small archipelago Les Saintes. These 15 minutes take you from a busy and exotic French Caribbean world (wide roads, luscious rainforests, waterfalls, and pristine beaches) to a slow-speed, […]

Do You Want a Piece of the French Mirabelle Pie?

Do You Want a Piece of the French Mirabelle Pie?

Voulez-vous goûter “la tarte aux mirabelles”? (Do you want a piece of the French mirabelle pie?) Even if the golden “mirabelle” plum is not bigger than a golf ball, it has already won, years ago, the reputation of the unmistakable symbol of the French region Lorraine. Located at the three-borders-area (Luxembourg-Germany-France) this northeast region of France […]