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Chateau de Chenonceau
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Chateau de Chenonceau

Chateau de Chenonceau by Wendy VanHatten Quite the distinction to say Chateau de Chenonceau is the most visited and the most photographed chateau in the Loire Valley in France. It’s also been called the ladies chateau, as ladies have been the most influential in its design…from early on to the […]

French Carousels
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French Carousels

So many French towns and villages have a carousel somewhere in the town square or close to it. Even Paris has six.   We encountered these colorful, smile-generating merry-go-rounds in several cities in Provence. I had never given any thought to how and why they became a popular ride. Apparently, […]

Paris – It’s More than a City
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Paris – It’s More than a City

I remember having conversations with myself as to traveling to other countries and cities. Nothing gives the excitement of packing your clothes to head to the unknown. It is a fun situation, a living scenario where the leading role belongs to you. In my world, it means I am the […]

La Cite du Vin – More than a Museum
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La Cite du Vin – More than a Museum

If you are planning a trip to Bordeaux, France…don’t miss a visit to La Cite du Vin. This is more than a museum. It’s a side trip worthy of an entire day.   Exhibits are always changing throughout the museum. Of course, many areas stay the same. Impressive…see for yourself. […]

The Louvre…Tips on How to Visit
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The Louvre…Tips on How to Visit

Louvre Tips by Wendy VanHatten Have you ever felt a museum is intimidating? Have you been to the Louvre? It’s big, it can be exhausting, and it can be so overwhelming you’re not sure what you saw. Here are a few tips to make a visit to this museum slightly […]