Travel Note: Burgundy, France Stage

Just when I feel like I’ve settled in after summer travels, it is time for the UNISG masters students to take off again! This time we are heading to France for a week, to the region of Burgundy, most famous for wines of the same name. We’ll be staying in Lyon for a couple days, then moving to Dijon for the rest of the week. As you can imagine, this week will involve a lot of wine tastings, but there are a lot of breaks for products like cheese and Bresse chicken. Lest you think gastronomy school is all fun and games, I inform you that for this stage I am mandated to write a journalistic producer profile. Then, I need to write a synthetic supplementary document to explain my methods and discursive decisions. Adobe InDesign and infographics await!

A sample itinerary (for Thursday, Sept. 16th):

8:00 – Breakfast
9:15 – Departure for Nuits Saint Georges
10:00 – Arrival at Domaine Chantal Lescure vineyard
11:30 – Departure for Beaune
12:00 – Lunch
15:00 – Visit and tasting at Moutarderie Fallot
17:00 – Departure for Dijon
18:00 – Arrival at hotel City Loft
20:00 – Dinner

Time for an 8-hour bus ride; see you there.

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