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Discover World Destinations Series – Next Stop: France
June 25, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Dr. Nicole & Nicolas Leopoldie, French local
Location/ Date & Time
Online via Zoom only:
*****Zoom link will be sent out to registered participants in the ticket email*******
Date: Friday, June 25, 2021
Time: 12:00p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time
(Moving this to noonPT for this event in order to accommodate our speakers’ availability in their France time zone)
What is the Discover World Destinations Series?
Given the onset of COVID-19, most of us have had to cancel our vacations in 2020 and until the world is able to find a way to slow down the COVID-19 cases, its highly likely that various states in the US, along with many other countries, will continue to have travel restrictions and quarantine requirements, making it difficult to travel.
Not being able to physically travel to our desired locations does not mean that we cannot still find ways to appreciate and increase our travel knowledge in other ways in the meantime. Starting January 2021, we have begun a once a month Friday one-hour chat about travel to destinations around the world. We will invite guest speaker(s) who may be able to share fun, interesting and useful insights about the destination. We will share insights about local culture, not to miss food to try, off the beaten path places and perhaps even interesting details that only insiders or locals know. Do also share your experience or knowledge about the destination if you have lived or visited there before.
We encourage you to start a travel journal with us, so that when we can travel again safely in the future and you decide to explore one of these destinations, you will already be in the know!
We plan to have our favorite wine or beverage during this fun chat.
Next Stop – France
Most of us think of Paris when we say we are visiting France but France offers some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Besides the gorgeous boulevards of Paris, France has the cool seaside resorts of the Côte d’Azur, fairy-tale castles from the Loire Valley, picture-perfect villages of Dinan and Eze, the Germanic culture in the Alsace region, the fashionable French Alpss, the Celtic culture of Brittany and the tasty globally renowned vineyards of Bordeaux and Burgundy and the endless charm of the French Riviera, including Saint-Tropez.
Our speakers, who live in France, would love to share their insights into their favorite places throughout France and what we should see, eat and do like the French on our next trip there. Let’s learn about France, so we will be ready to have a great visit there soon, perhaps just in time to help our French friends celebrate Bastille Day or to join them in their numerous amazing festivals!
- Free for all members of The Koa Club and their invited guests
- Designated an Open/All Members & Guests event
- Event limited to members of The Koa Club and their invited guests only
Dr. Nicole & Nicolas Leopoldie.
Nicole and Nicolas met in 2008 in Aix en Provence. Nicole, originally from Wisconsin was studying abroad in the south of France and Nicolas was working in finance. They got married in France in 2010 and moved to Dallas, so Nicole could do her PhD. They moved back to Paris in 2015 and have been living there since. They have an 8-year-old son.