On this day in 1889, the Eiffel Tower of inaugurated.
This past year while a lot of tourist attractions have been closed, museums have been putting their collections online for people to peruse from the comfort of their homes. A couple of weeks ago, the Louvre announced their database of more the 480,000 works from the Musée du Louvre and Musée National Eugène-Delacroix are now […]
It should probably not be a surprise that I love French patisseries. It’s great to see this three part video looking behind the scenes of the magic of the workers making everything from scratch and fresh ingredients. Première partie Deuxième partie Troisième partie
Big Ben is actually the bell inside the tower…which you can not see from the outside. The tower is officially called Elizabeth Tower. Next time you’re in London, make sure you don’t make the same mistake of most every other tourist and say, “Oh! I see Big Ben…” Ya don’t!
I’m a huge fan of seeing photos from France in Paris in the distant past and 100 years ago is amazing to see how much is different and how much hasn’t changed. These colored photos by Jules Gervais-Courtellemont will take you back through time to see how Paris looked in 1923. The vivid images are […]
I’m really looking forward to the new Terminal C opening up, hoping it allows airlines to develop more direct international flights. Right now, in order to go direct to Paris, I have to depart out of Miami, which isn’t necessarily a bad alternative, but it does add several hours to the trip. The update video […]
A few days ago, I posted the new Air France Safety Video. For Fun, Air France posted a behind the scenes…
I have to say, the one thing I miss when I’m not in France is the ability to walk down the block, hand over one Euro and receive a Baguettes de Tradition.