‘If he loves the romantic getaway, more will follow. If not, well, the bulldog has won’: a high-stakes trip to the Loire Valley
By Lily Heise for the Toronto Star
Exiting the A10 motorway that spirits us away from Paris, we soon find ourselves driving through grassy meadows, leafy forests and tiny villages. As we round a corner, turrets majestically appear on the horizon. My heartbeat hastens and I nervously glance over at Nicolas. I hope I’ve made the right decision.
After a year of nudging, I’ve finally convinced my boyfriend to leave his other sweetheart — his bulldog — with friends, so we could have a weekend away, just the two of us. There’s a lot at stake. If he loves the romantic getaway, more will follow. If not, well, the bulldog has won. Everything must be perfect, and I know exactly where to go: the Loire Valley. Read the full article here.