Tag: history

City, Restaurants

Two Perfect Days In York

  Nearly 7 million visitors make their way to the handsome city of York in Northern England each year largely due to its architecture. The walled city’s medieval buildings and Georgian townhomes are remarkably well preserved. Home to two universities, The University of York and York St. John University, the […]

Video, Wine

The Loire Valley Guide

France’s Loire Valley captured my imagination early on. When I was a child, I found a book at my local library called Châteaux of the Loire Valley. I was transfixed by the images of stately castles with their turrets and intricate facades. I had seen castles like this in my […]

Food, Wine

Guide to Tuscany

Tuscany was one of the last places I visited with my grandmother, who passed away in the summer of 2017. We had a wonderful time there. We ate meals under the stars, shopped in the small towns and, of course, drank the bright and juicy red wines of the region. […]

City

Two French King-Themed Itineraries

I am not a historian, but I do love history. Part of the fun of visiting France is learning about its rulers and the magnificent structures they built and inhabited. French history has so much drama and intrigue. The more you see, the more certain names and timelines stick in […]