Friday, December 18, 2015

Primarily known for the place where the liberation of France and Europe began there is so much more to Normandy besides the landing beaches. Enjoy the interactive map provided by the Official Normandy Tourist Board website. http://en.normandie-tourisme.fr/articles/arromanches-398-2.html?mobi=no&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=reseaux-sociaux

Claude Monet's Giverney

A place to sooth the eyes and nose. Treat yourself by visiting this brilliant place where art history comes alive. http://www.monetspalate.com/giverny.html

Sunday, December 13, 2015

you look so beautiful tonight, U2

Saturday, December 12, 2015

The 'Downton Abbey' Hotel Is Taking Reservations for 2016

http://www.cntraveler.com/stories/2014-12-30/downton-abbey-hotel-highclere-castle-opening-valentines-day?mbid=social_facebook

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

2016 Brings Change to U.S. Passports

Make sure you are up to date with new laws effective January 1st, 2016.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/passport-extra-pages_56682be9e4b009377b2305bd?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000032

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Pudding Lane Productions, Crytek Off The Map


Six students from De Montfort University have created a stellar 3D representation of 17th century London, as it existed before The Great Fire of 1666. The three-minute video provides a realistic animation of Tudor London, and particularly a section called Pudding Lane where the fire started.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

London at Christmas

Enjoy your days by planning ahead.
http://www.timeout.com/london/christmas

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Live Streaming France24 TV from Paris

With the events in Paris during the past 2 hours some may find this link helpful with up to date information in English. http://www.france24.com/en/livefeed

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Watched Rick Steves on this region of Italy and have added to our list of must see and do when in Italy. https://www.walksofitaly.com/blog/cinque-terre/hiking-trails

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Chateau de la Chevre d'Or

Included in my Top Picks for France (A), Château de la Chèvre d'Or
has been chosen as #1.  The Top 20 Hotels in France & Monaco (not including Paris): Readers' Choice Awards 2015
http://www.cntraveler.com/readers-choice-awards/2015/europe/top-hotels-in-france-and-monaco-not-including-paris-readers-choice-awards-2015
It is true, there are some FREE things in Paris. https://bonjourparis.com/food-and-drink/7-awesome-paris-activities-that-are-absolutely-free/

Thursday, October 1, 2015

If you are going to Paris and plan to visit the Lourve or any other musee, PLEASE do yourself a huge favor and purchase a Paris Museum Pass.  The money saved can be spent on food!  You need to purchase before you leave. LOL http://booking.parisinfo.com/

Monday, September 28, 2015

When in France again including some of these parisienne streets will make a picture perfect holiday. http://www.minutebuzz.com/culture--10-rues-parisiennes-aussi-insolites-que-magnifiques/?utm_content=bufferb7e47&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Seems like a good idea for Paris on Sunday..  No vehicles except buses, taxis and emergency vehicles. http://www.france24.com/en/20150926-paris-car-free-sunday-pollution-hidalgo-september-27?ns_campaign=reseaux_sociaux&ns_source=twitter&ns_mchannel=social&ns_linkname=editorial&aef_campaign_ref=partage_user&aef_campaign_date=2015-09-26

Friday, September 25, 2015

Giethoorn, in the Netherlands is a place I need to put on my list of places to visit.  Considered the 'Venice' of the Netherlands. http://giethoorntourism.com/

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Tips on Renting Apartments through Airbnb.  Paris is one of Airbnb's largest markets.   

https://bonjourparis.com/apartments/living-like-a-paris-local-tips-on-renting-apartments-through-airbnb/

 

Monday, September 21, 2015

Color and Spice in Istanbul

http://www.cntraveler.com/stories/2015-09-15/color-spice-beauty-secrets-guide-to-istanbul?fb=social

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Leg-room????  Is there such a thing? http://www.cntraveler.com/stories/2014-09-18/which-airline-has-the-most-legroom-a-complete-guide?fb=social

$99-149 to Europe, One Way

Book your flight today.  $149 one way to Paris and other European cities.
http://www.cntraveler.com/stories/2015-09-16/flight-deal-of-the-day-wow-air-to-iceland-and-europe-for-99-dollars?fb=social


Friday, May 15, 2015

The London Pass® - Sightseeing and Tourism for Less

The London Pass® - Sightseeing and Tourism for Less
The best investment you can make when visiting London and Windsor.  Your savings will be significant and you can visit dozens of attractions, museums and most popular 'Must See's'. A 'Fast Track' for lines.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Friday, February 20, 2015

Sunday, February 8, 2015

24 of the Best Cities to Visit in Germany

24 of the Best Cities to Visit in Germany
This photo so reminds me of my husbands train layout in our basement.  Beautiful cities to include on your next holiday even if you never thought about Germany.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

There has never been a better time to plan your trip to Europe and buy your Euro's HERE AND NOW at brilliant exchange rates. Only once in my lifetime has it been so inexpensive to enjoy 'life abroad'.  http://www.budgettravel.com/blog/how-to-buy-euros-at-todays-low-rates-for-a-vacation-in-the-future,10209/

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Discover - Vaux le Vicomte

Discover - Vaux le Vicomte
Château Vaux le Vicomte.  If you enjoy Versaille you will certainly fall in love with this chateau.