5 Things You Didn't Know About The Mont St. Michel

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Mont St. Michel

What should have remained a bare rock in the middle of the changing tides and moving sands was shaped by legend, religion, and history to become one of Europe’s most ...

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70th Anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

6th June this year marks the 70th anniversary of the D-Day Landings and the Battle of Normandy and with it, a momentous occasion to celebrate peace and reconciliation. It was on ...

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This Landscape Outside of Paris Inspired an Art Movement

After the winter months of hibernation, this week marks the annual re-opening of the Fondation Claude Monet – the once home and garden of the famous Impressionist artist. Situated in ...

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The Importance of Exploring War History Through Educational Travel

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” — George Santayana 2014 will see a number of anniversaries commemorating some of the most dramatic and life-changing moments ...

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Le Havre’s City Centre is Unlike Any Other French Town

Last month I spent a couple of weeks touring Normandy, a region in northwest France synonymous with the D-Day landings and the liberation of Europe in WWII. Like many tourists, ...

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