Notre-Dame de Paris

Like many others, I was deeply grieved to hear the news of the fire earlier this week that ruined much of the beloved cathedral, Notre-Dame de Paris. I am at a loss of words to describe the horror I felt when watching the images of the fire, and to see the magnificent spire come tumbling…

Visiting the Medieval City of Avignon, France

A visit to Avignon is a must for any trip to Provence. It is an ancient, walled city surrounded by medieval stone ramparts that sits by the Rhone River. Once inside, you will find narrow passageways, charming town squares, along with numerous shops and restaurants. Between 1309 – 1377, it was the seat of the…