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Things to See and Do in Figeac, France

Are you visiting Figeac for the first time? Below is a list of “Insider Tips” for things to see and do in the city of Champollion. Founded in 830 around a Benedictine abbey, the medieval town of Figeac became prosperous in the 13th century thanks to its strategic central position which encouraged agriculture and trade. […]

September 7th, 2012|France|

Streets of San Francisco Insider Tips

Welcome to the Neighborhood, A Series About San Francisco Neighborhoods

About the author. Dianne Admire is the co-owner of San Francisco company Carried Away. Carried Away offers private, custom, experiential tours of San Francisco and the Bay Area for up to 4 people. Dianne and her business partner Vikki Garrod (a.k.a. The Ladies of Carried Away) are known for […]

July 27th, 2012|California, San Francisco|

Things to see and do in Oakland, California

Are you visiting Oakland for the first time? While I think of myself as a resident of the suburbs, I was born and lived a small part of my youth in Oakland, California. Dryers Grand Ice Cream, based in Oakland, California, is what I think of when you mention Grand Avenue. Locals to the area […]

October 28th, 2011|California|