Salty Salzburg

Salzburg, Austria A few highlights! Salzburg is the birthplace of Mozart, so most of the museums and activities revolve around classical music. There is a famous chocolate called a "Mozart Ball" that can be found everywhere- basically a ball of chocolate with various fillings, and a picture of Mozart's face on the outside. The town was … Continue reading Salty Salzburg



Munich, Germany A fascinating city, where traditional meets modern. Rich with Bavarian culture and futuristic technology.  Here's a few from Munich:  


Lyon, France IFALPES offered a day trip to Lyon, so we decided, why not?! Took a short bus ride from Annecy (about 2 hr ride), and did a quick day in the city. Would definitely come back to explore the food and culture of the city! Had the opportunity to visit Lyon for the day, and … Continue reading Lyon


Annecy, France The other night, my host grandma served me Tartiflette, a traditional dish famous in the Haute-Savoie region. It's basically potatoes, roblochon cheese, onions, lardons (bacon), butter, and some sort of cream. It was DELICIOUS, but also heavy on the cheese, which can be tough if you have any intolerance to lactose...still worth it though! Other … Continue reading Tartiflette


Savoie, France The other day we visited a fromagerie! Ironically, it was called Le Farto, hah. The Savoie region in France produces the most cheese out of all the regions and is specially known for their Reblochon cheese. A little stinky, but an interesting tour! They have to keep the floor wet to make sure … Continue reading Cheese