Sainte Chapelle

Sainte Chapelle Sainte Chapelle was part of the French Palace from the 14-16th centuries. The stained glass windows are so gorgeous, everyone needs to see them. They tell the stories of Jesus.  

Paris & The Louve

Paris Paris, home to The Louve was once a fortress (palace) in the 12th century. Remnants are in the basement. I did not see this before so I would like to. It became a museum during the French Revolution. The glass pyramid entrance was very prominent in the movie, “The Divinci Code”. The collections of […]

Mumms Winery

Mumms Winery Mumms Winery is expecting us at 11:20 for an 11:30 tour. We must remember to wear warm clothing as it says it is cold in the underground cellars. In 1827, three German brothers brought their experience of producing and merchandising wine to the Champagne region. Jacobus, Gottlieb and Phillip Mumm founded the House […]

Museum of Surrender

Museum of Surrender What is The Museum of Surrender? On Monday, 7 May 1945 at 2.41 am in the War Room of General Eisenhower’s supreme headquarters (S.H.A.E.F.), which occupied part of what was Reims’ technical college, the Allied Forces put an end to the Second World War in Europe by obtaining the unconditional surrender of […]

Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

Saint Jean Cap Ferrat Saint Jean Cap Ferrat has a lovely lighthouse and is a favorite among the aristocracy in Europe as a resort. The Grand Hotel has been made famous by guests such as Bill Clinton, George W Bush, etc.

La Turbie

La Turbie La Turbie is built, partly, with old stones recovered from the ruins of the Trophy of the Alpes (Trophy of Augustus), a monument built 2,000 years ago by the Romans to the glory of Emperor Augustus, (remember he was in power when Jesus was born), the conqueror of the last Ligurian tribes, the Trophee […]

Biot Village, France

Biot Biot was a pottery centre from the beginning of the 16th century until the 18th century. In the middle of the 20th century, Biot once again became famous for its decorative pottery and glasswork. Biot is well known for its glassblowers and bubble glass products.

Canne France

Canne France Canne hosts the Canne Film Festival each year and it is well known for its rich and famous.  The film festival is a by invitation only preview of all genres of upcoming films. Its purpose is a venue for producers/artists/directors to sell their films to media outlets for showings the next year. Not […]