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Travel with Tessa



Road Trip – Utah
Arches National Park and Canyonlands

The entrance to Arches National Park is a 5-mile drive from Moab, where you can pick up a picnic lunch, snacks, and water. If you don't plan on doing much hiking, Arches can be seen in half a day, though ideally, one should allow for…


California Road Trip
Santa Monica to Paso Robles Wine Country

Take the California Incline that leads from Santa Monica's Ocean Avenue to the Pacific Coast Highway. The sight of golden sands, an emerald blue ocean, and the purple Santa Monica Mountains, announces that you have left the city behind and are on vacation. The drive…


L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue – Provence

L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue is exceptional at any time, but on a Sunday morning when it hosts one of the most impressive and atmospheric markets in France, it's not to be missed. The market is set up along the Sorgue River, in front of cafés, stores, and restaurants,…


Arles – Provence

Arles lies on the Rhône River with access to the Mediterranean Sea. Its strategic position attracted the Ligurians who settled there in 800BC, followed by the Gauls, the Phoenicians, and the Romans who conquered it in 123 B.C. During the 4th and 5th centuries, Roman…


Les Baux – de – Provence

Les Baux is a minuscule, ancient, stone village, which rests on a rocky plateau that offers a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. During the Middle Ages, it boasted a fortified castle that stood proudly crowning the Rock – the identifying landmark of the area.…


Saint – Remy – de – Provence

The early morning air was crisp and cool when we visited Remy in late October. Golden leaves crowned the trees in the town square. We parked, found a bakery where the buttery, crispy croissants were hot out of the oven, and settled down in the…

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