Author: Wendy VanHatten

Grains d’Argent Hotel

Grains d’Argent Hotel, Dizy France by Wendy VanHatten During our recent stay in the Champagne area of France, we spent a few nights at the Grains d’Argent Hotel. Located just four kilometers from Epernay and only 29 kilometers...

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Bienbon in Saint Remy

Bienbon in Saint Remy by Wendy VanHatten On a side street in Saint Remy sits a small, inviting outdoor seating area for a small restaurant. Don’t pass this one up. If the menu looked intriguing and delicious, it’s because the...

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Deutz Champagne House

Deutz Champagne House by Wendy VanHatten Deutz, formerly Deutz & Geldemann, is a Champagne producer in the Ay region of Champagne, France. The house was founded in 1838 by William Deutz and Pierre-Hubert Geldermann. Since...

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Mission San Luis Rey

Mission San Luis Rey by Wendy VanHatten Discover history of California Missions with a visit to Mission San Luis Rey in Oceanside, California. First some history: Father Fermin Lasuen, successor to Father Junipero Serra, founded...

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