Tag: France

  • Happy 132rd Birthday, Eiffel Tower!

    Happy 132rd Birthday, Eiffel Tower!

    On this day in 1889, the Eiffel Tower of inaugurated.

  • Visit the Louvre

    Visit the Louvre

    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…

  • Behind the scenes at a French Bakery.

    Behind the scenes at a French Bakery.

    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

  • Paris in the 1920s

    Paris in the 1920s

    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…

  • My #1 Miss From France

    My #1 Miss From France

    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.