Articles written by: Denis Gagnon

Denis Gagnon

International business executive with several decades of multinational experience in creating, restructuring and managing companies around the world. Originally from Quebec City, Canada, Denis has traveled the world extensively for the past 45 years and spent twelve years living overseas in France, the United Kingdom and Mexico. Fluent in several languages and conversant in several more, he has become a passionate travel writer and shares his wealth of travel and cross-cultural expertise through his blog, BonVoyageurs.com.

Luxury Weekend Getaway to London!
Chronological / Destinations / Europe

Luxury Weekend Getaway to London!

How would you spend a weekend getaway in London? That very question was posed to us by Virgin Atlantic, which challenged us to design a dream itinerary for two days of gallivanting in London, one of the world’s most exciting and attraction-rich cities, and a favorite of BonVoyageurs since we […]

Top five bistros and brasseries of Paris - Brasserie Lipp          (photo inyourpocket.com)
Chronological / Destinations / Europe

Top Five Bistros and Brasseries of Paris!

Top five bistros and brasseries of Paris … by BonVoyageurs! Having lived and worked in Paris for a number of years in the 1970s and having been regular visitors to the French capital since then, we have had the opportunity to enjoy the Parisian bistro and brasserie experience over a […]

Global Entry
Chronological / Writers' Tips

Global Entry, TSA Pre-Check: The smart way to travel

To enter the USA in a speedy fashion, look into one of the following four programs from the CBP; NEXUS, SENTRI, FAST and GLOBAL ENTRY.

Panda Bear Keeper for a Day in Chengdu, China
Asia / Chronological / Destinations

Panda Bear Keeper for a Day in Chengdu, China

Panda Bear keeper for a day in Chengdu China. As we were driving to the Chengdu Research Base for Giant Panda Breeding, north of the city of Chengdu, I noticed there were four lights rather than the usual three — red, yellow and green. The fourth light was a bicycle […]

Lunch at the Hotel Cap Eden Roc in Antibes !
Destinations / Europe / Food / Hotels & Resorts

Lunch at the Hotel Cap Eden Roc in Antibes !

I have asked for a lunch reservation at the Hotel du Cap Eden Roc in Antibes. Yes, the beautiful restaurant terrace overlooking the Mediterranean where a simple starter salad like a Salade Nicoise will cost you US$80. Visiting this hotel for its phenomenal position on the Cote d’Azur and its […]