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Anne Zakula

About Anne Zakula

Having lived in Paris and Provence, Private Trip Designer Anne Zakula has been told by native French speakers that she speaks better French than they do. Fortunately for B&R, she also distills her passion for all things French into exceptional itineraries (to say nothing of her blog posts).

In Deep: Alsace

You could be forgiven for finding Alsace’s history a tad hard to follow—the region has changed hands more times than a bottle of wine at a B&R dinner. more…

Vines 101: Alsace Wine

Alsace wine has been made since at least Roman times—so as you can imagine, they’ve pretty much got the hang of it by now. more…

Things to do in Strasbourg

I’ve listed some of my favourite things to do in Strasbourg, where unique cultures blend together amidst charming timber-framed buildings. more…

Cuisine 101: Alsatian Cuisine

According to many Alsatians, the reason the Romans occupied Alsace for so long was because they loved the cooking! more…

Bastion Ste. Anne

Nestled within the ancient walls of one of France’s most beloved food and wine towns, you’ll find a beguiling hideaway for two: Bastion Ste. Anne. more…

Provence Olive Oil

The Greeks believed that the cultivation of the olive tree was the hallmark of a civilized society, and they may have been on to something. more…


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