Battle of Britain Memorial

London’s Battle of Britain Memorial

posted by Sharon March 26, 2017 13 Comments

The people of London once again this last week showed their resilience in the face of tragedy. Right around the corner from Westminster bridge is a memorial to another time…

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Versailles: Biking Through the Town

posted by Sharon March 6, 2017 39 Comments

Versailles is known for the palace that housed kings and queens and hosted the treaty negotiations at the end of WWI. Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI lived here until their…

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Culver City

Culver City: The Heart of Screenland

posted by Sharon February 27, 2017 34 Comments

With all the Academy Award hullabaloo this week, you may not have associated the honored movies with Culver City. You probably think of Hollywood as the home of all the…

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Coit Tower

Coit Tower: a San Francisco Landmark

posted by Sharon February 13, 2017 29 Comments

Coit Tower sits atop Telegraph Hill in San Francisco and can be seen from vantage points all over the city. It’s named for patron Lillie Hitchcock Coit, who left funds…

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British Museum

Visiting the British Museum

posted by Sharon February 5, 2017 24 Comments

The British Museum is an elegant, massive home for treasures from around the world. The challenge for the visitor spending a limited time in London is figuring out how to…

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Biking in Bruges Belgium

Biking in Bruges, Belgium

posted by Sharon January 30, 2017 32 Comments

Bruges, Belgium is known for its chocolate and beer, and the biking in and around this charming town is another plus. We spent a relaxing day biking along the canal…

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