Marais Mansions of Paris: A neighborhood walking tour

An architectural trail through the historic Marais neighborhood of Paris. It’s not that the Marais neighborhood of Paris is new or anything. Its heyday was from the 16-18th Centuries. But for being so [...]

By |2018-03-11T20:39:46-05:00August 28, 2017|Categories: Arts and Culture, Europe, France, History Travel|Tags: , |7 Comments

The Lowdown on Travel with a Eurail Pass

Our Itinerary The hardest part about traveling with our Eurail pass, good for 15 travel days within two months, was deciding where to go. We studied the maps, solicited ideas, hemmed and hawed, started in [...]

Edith Piaf’s Grave, Pere Lachaise Cemetery, Paris

Edith Piaf, still loved after all these years. We visited the Pere Lachaise Cemetery in Paris on November 11, which is still known as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day in Europe. It's a [...]

By |2019-04-26T10:05:27-05:00November 13, 2014|Categories: Europe, France, Photo of the Day|Tags: , , |2 Comments

10 Basic Tips to Make Your Travel Photos Better

Note: February 16, 2017. This is a slight update to a post I did more than three years ago. I haven't changed much other than re-editing a couple photos and substituting a couple of horizontals [...]

By |2017-11-28T21:46:47-05:00March 28, 2013|Categories: Photo Tips, Photography|Tags: |15 Comments