If you follow my Instagram, you know we travel often. It seems so far in 2017, we’ve been away more than home. Some jokingly say we don’t need a house, just a place to crash for a few days between trips. And now, only a few days back from filming on location in Asheville, NC (making more of these awesome videos!), we are off for another getaway.
So why do you travel so much?
It’s the top question we’re asked. Most assume it’s for Dreamy’s work, but truth is, travel is our hobby. We love it, we’ve always loved it and so we go. We’re grateful to be able to explore this big, beautiful world.
How do you keep to your gluten-free diet when you travel?
The second most-asked question we get brings us to the topic of this post. Especially after our most recent visit to France, Germany and Switzerland late January/early February this year, emails poured in with many of you wanting to know exactly how I maintain my medically necessary gluten-free and allergen-free lifestyle.
The short answer: It’s really not that difficult these days and we find it a bit easier in Europe than in the US (especially in London, France and Germany) in most cases. With more gluten-free restaurants popping up in major cities, better food and labeling laws than in the United States and my ability to speak French and muddle by in German, we manage well.
But that’s not a thorough enough answer. To provide one, it will help you to know what our family must avoid, how we normally eat, and how we eat when in Europe. Plus, I added some additional info I think will help you if you’re off to France or neighboring countries. Continue Reading