Tempting Travel Tid Bits: Tips On What Not To Miss When You Are On the Road
In the center of Biarritz, this gem of a bookstore is called, oddly enough, Bookstore. The tiny space with a spiral staircase leading to a book filled landing will have you hoping for a rainy day so you can linger.
Don't miss Chocolatier Henriet in the center of Biarritz. Feast your eyes and your taste buds.
When in Paris, find a cafe that offers REAL hot chocolate: a small pitcher of thick melted chocolate and large pitcher of steamed milk to mix to your own taste. C'est magnifique!
In Biarritz this tiny Chocolate Museum (immodestly called the Planete Musee du Chocolat), offers a chocolate purist's walk through history. At the end you are offered an old fashioned dark chocolate brew made from an ancient recipe.
Some Paris magic: the medieval Gothic royal chapel, Sainte-Chappelle, with its sparkling stained glass windows, is the perfect setting to listen to a classical concert, such as Vivaldi's Four Seasons by Les Solistes Francais.
A highlight of any trip to Berlin is the East Side Gallery: a mile long piece of the original Berlin Wall, decorated by over 100 artists with raw vibrant expressions of Freedom.