• France,  In Our Suitcases,  Travel

    The Roman World beyond Italy

    Traveling has brought us to many corners of the world — and one group of people keep popping up: the Romans. At its height, the Roman Empire was the most extensive political and social structure in western civilization. Subscribe to our Big & Small…

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    Big and Small Travel are on Youtube!

    Big and Small Travel have been traveling throughout Europe for two months. We’ve visited: Iceland, France, Switzerland, Corsica, Portugal, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, and Germany. Catch up on our travels at  our Big and Small YouTube Page. Enjoy some of our most beloved…

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    48 Hours in Lyon, France

    Rich Food, Playful Puppets, River Walks & Hidden Passageways The third largest city in France, Lyon is constantly in the shadows of big sister Paris, 300 miles to the northwest. In recent years, however, its gained notable attention as the “gastronomic…

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    48 Hours in Dijon and Burgundy – France

    Arriving in the Gothic town of Dijon by train, we were happy to be away from the hustle and grandiosity of the City of Lights. We had 48 hours to explore this city and its surrounding Burgundy region. Subscribe to our Big…

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    Paris Sans Cars: Less Polluted, Still Hectic

    Paris’ streets are a beautiful mess—a perfect storm of cars, buses, scooters, bicycles, skateboards, rollerblades, walkers, strollers, and runners. During our time walking (and biking) the city streets, we witnessed near-accidents nearly every half hour: buses nearly side-swiping cyclists, pedestrians…