San Francisco Fairmont Hotel

Iconic Hotels of San Francisco

posted by Sharon December 1, 2019 23 Comments

Touring the lobbies of iconic hotels in San Francisco may not be on a visitor’s itinerary, but I accidentally discovered this is fun and free and makes for a memorable…

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Alcatraz San Francisco

Touring Alcatraz

posted by Sharon November 23, 2019 38 Comments

Touring Alcatraz should be top of your list of what to do in San Francisco, even though it may seem strange to plan a visit to a former maximum security…

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Strasbourg France

A Visit to Charming Strasbourg

posted by Sharon October 26, 2019 34 Comments

Strasbourg, a fairy tale French city in Alsace, offers the beauty that comes from combining Latin and Germanic cultures. You will find quaint architecture, winding cobbled lanes dating back to…

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Apple Days Julian California

Apple Days in Julian California

posted by Sharon October 13, 2019 21 Comments

Julian, a small mountain town in Southern California, sprang to life when gold was discovered here in the 1860s. Known for its pioneer storefronts, wooden sidewalks, and historic sites, Julian…

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Honfleur Normandy France

The Old Harbor of Honfleur

posted by Sharon October 6, 2019 33 Comments

Honfleur, a charming French town, sits where the Seine River flows into the English Channel, in the northern part of Normandy. Founded by Vikings in the 800s, Honfleur has served…

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Bayeux Normandy France

6 Reasons to Visit Bayeux France

posted by Sharon September 22, 2019 35 Comments

Bayeux is an ancient town near the channel coast of Normandy, and it’s just a 2.5-hour train ride from Paris. You can zip here for a couple of days for…

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