Tag Archives: France tourism

Entrer dans le décor

March 4, 1988 marks the day that construction began on the glass Pyramid in the courtyard of the Louvre. I. M. Pei’s controversial design opened up access to all of the galleries and provided much needed space for the administrative … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Filer à l’anglaise

Nice is one of my favorite cities in France. There are traces that date back more than 2,350 years, but its French history only goes back to 1860, when Sardinia handed it over as a thank-you present for support in … Continue reading

About these ads
Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Saisir la perche

Eze, le village is a great place to travel to on a wintry day – even if only in my mind. It’s a classic village perché high on a cliff with a fabulous view of the Mediterranean Sea. I was … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Mignon à croquer

I’ve been armchair traveling to some of my favorite places in France, looking at my old photos. Auray is a pretty port town in southern Brittany that I visited in 2007. The port used to be commercially vital, in fact Benjamin … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment