Loire Valley France

Loire Valley France

The Loire Valley France The Loire Valley France may be the most quintessentially French amongst the regions of France. Renowned for its picturesque natural beauty, the region also combines all the ingredients of what the …

The Elegant Arcades of Paris Part of the pleasure of getting to know the real Paris lies in getting off the main tourist trail and discovering its many hidden pockets and secrets. Its gorgeous arcades …

Paris Leaders & Landmarks

Paris, France

Paris Leaders & Landmarks   The inhabitants of a place surely influence how it is perceived. Parisian politicians have certainly left their marks on some of France’s most famous landmarks, creating some amazing stories for …

South West France

South West France.

South West France Travelling the Canal du Midi: this article will help mature and senior travellers understand the cultural and geographical  links between the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea through Southwestern France as they prepare …

Monet’s Giverny Garden

Monet's Giverny Garden

Monet’s Giverny Garden Claude Monet French Impressionist Claude Monet (1840-1926) was a pioneer of a major art movement, but he created a thing of beauty that he believed eclipsed even his own celebrated works of art. …

Guillaumot prevents Paris collapse. Modern-day Paris On April 24, 1777, architect Charles-Axel Guillaumot, newly minted Inspector of Quarries, experienced the worst first day at work. More than two years prior, in the afternoon of December …

Historic Loire Valley The Loire Valley has been the site of both aristocratic grandeur and thousands of years of territorial conflict. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site with the 15th century Château de Chenonceau as …