On Memorial Day…

In front of each impeccably-maintained, white marble headstone, shaped as a cross or the Star of David, stands a small American flag and French flag. At Normandy’s American Cemetery, you’ll find 9,387 examples of this, plus many more within the Garden of the Missing, a wall that lists the names of 1500+ American soldiers whose remains … More On Memorial Day…

France: The Itinerary

With about two short months to go until our next Atlantic-hopping adventure, an itinerary framework has formed: Flight to Paris –> pick up rental car –> drive to and stay in Honfleur Visit Honfleur –> drive to Bayeux. Eat croissants. Eat shellfish. Stay two nights in Bayeux. Tour D-Day sights. Find a beach, lay on … More France: The Itinerary

Au Revoir…

…Stateside travel (this time). …two week trips. …thoughts of a Paris trip past. The sirens on the Atlantic’s other side kept calling, and somebody listened.  We’re booked for Paris, Normandy and the Loire Valley in just a few short months, though this time with shorter-than-usual itinerary (“perks” of the new job). Because one can’t ignore when the romantic … More Au Revoir…