Tag Archives: France

Downing Street

Another Day at the Office: Battlefield Tours

By Susie Reese  Imagine taking a tour of World War I and World War II battlefields with a former protector of the British Royalty and academic historian. After working for…

Bonfire Night London

The Lady of the Mountains, Mega Cakes, and Bonfires—Country Celebrations

Americans celebrate their independence day with barbecue, parades, and Old Glory, but how do other countries celebrate their birthday? Check out these five days of food trucks, Fjallkonan, and fireworks!…

Mont St Michel

Taking the Back Roads from London to Paris

Getting the “local experience” and immersing yourself in your destination — this is the ultimate goal of many modern travelers who want to go beyond the popular tourist attractions and…

Gran Melia Colon

Tour de Europe with Meliá

Whether you’re exploring Europe for your vacation or stopping in the financial centers for business, you want to relax and refresh in a blissful sanctuary, even if your destination is…

Pont Alexandre III Paris, France

A Trip to Paris: What to See and What to Skip

By Meghan Brennan “Paris is always a good idea.” So says the eponymous heroine of the film Sabrina. Finding truth in film can be a bit like believing everything you…

Hawaii destination wedding

The Top Three Celebrity Wedding Destinations

By Susie Reese Destination weddings are all the rage nowadays with 24% of couples getting hitched away from “home,” according to TheKnot.com, and even many celebrities skip the spotlight of…

Conwy Castle Snowdonia Wales

Top Ten Quirky Castles from Around the World

By Susie Reese Castles are distinguished, majestic structures that were built to intimidate and fortify, or to prove one’s wealth and status. Now, hundreds of years later, the ones that…