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Tea ceremony at the Jardins de Gaïa

15/01/2016 WittisheimFrance

Have you ever attended a tea ceremony? It is the experience offered by the Alsatian company Les Jardins de Gaïa, a specialist in organic and fair trade teas, within its own Maison du Thé located in Wittisheim (in the Plaine of Alsace). Tea ceremonies happen several Saturdays of the month, upon booking. Depending on these dates, it is possible to choose… Read more →

4 unusual places and walks in Mulhouse

10/01/2016 MulhouseFrance

For this post, I invited Nathalie and Marie-Eve from the blog My Mulhouse to talk to us about a few unusual places in their town, Mulhouse. Here are their favorites!  Forget all clichés you might have about Mulhouse and discover an appealing town : as a « capital » of graffiti artists and vegans, up from above from its belvédère and from inside… Read more →

Ultralight airplane flight with Aéros Air in Mulhouse

10/12/2015 RixheimFrance

After trying out paramotor and helicopter, I had to try ultralight airplane! An ultralight airplane is a multi-axis microlight. For a non-connoisseur, it looks like an airplane on every angle, but slightly smaller. I took part in a flight with Aéros Air, which is based at Mulhouse-Habsheim airport and directed by Hugues, a very friendly man. Hugues has been passionate about… Read more →

First helicopter flight in Colmar with Hélitravaux

20/11/2015 ColmarFrance

A first helicopter flight… now that is an original way to discover Alsace and to discover new sensations! The company Hélitravaux is located at the Colmar-Houssen airport and offers first flights of 8 to 30 minutes. The routes offered will allow you to fly over the Alsace Wine Route, the Valley of Munster, to admire the Haut-Koenigsbourg castle or Mont Saint-Odile…… Read more →

Virtual Flight, a flight simulator on a Boeing 737

08/11/2015 RodernFrance

Have you always wanted to get inside a cockpit and to see how to fly an airliner? It is possible thanks to a flight simulator. I have tested for you the Virtual Flight simulator located in Rodern, near Ribeauvillé and not far from Colmar, which reproduces in details the dashboard of a Boeing 737-800 and its various features. The CEO of Virtual Flight,… Read more →

First microlight paramotor flight near Colmar

21/10/2015 OstheimFrance

Do your know what is a microlight paramotor? Simply speaking, it is a sort of paraglider equipped with a motor. The motor is not used to move forward like an airplane, but just to go up in altitude. It is actually the sail that will enable it to fly. It did my first flight in a tandem… Read more →

It’s fall, let’s all go to free apple picking!

14/10/2015 SigolsheimFrance

Do you know the concept of free picking? It consist of picking by yourself your own fruits, flowers or vegetables in an orchard or vegetable garden open especially by a producer. Free picking is quite common in Alsace and it is therefore very easy to find farms where to directly pick your fruits and vegetables. Some of… Read more →

I tested the tourist Grape Harvest in Alsace!

13/09/2015 GertwillerFrance

The arrival of September is synonymous with the grape harvest in the Alsatian vineyard. I, for one, had always wanted to see from up close the wine harvest process. But how would I be able to do it, unless I knew a wine grower or I was hired as a grape harvester for the season?… Read more →

Lac Blanc’s barefoot trail

08/07/2015 OrbeyFrance

The barefoot trail of the Lac Blanc is located in the Parc d’Aventures of the Lac Blanc. Lac Blanc is a ski resort near Colmar. In summer, you can hike, bike, mountain bike, try “accrobranche” and… walk a barefoot trail! The concept of barefoot trails was born in Germany. The idea is to rediscover forgotten sensations, to reconnect with nature and to benefit from… Read more →