Crowds – Paris Distractions

Throngs of people languished around Paris’s museums and galleries. Tour groups pushed in line at Versailles. Queues snaked in tight coils outside monuments.

Sainte-Chapelle – Paris Highlights

Sainte-Chapelle was an utterly unexpected delight. The stained glass in this chapel is breath-taking.

Versailles Water Fountains – Paris Highlights

Watch the mirror fountain perform in Paris’ grand Versailles gardens.

Lift in the Louvre – Paris Distractions

Surrounded by the galleries, collections, and crowds of Paris’s Louvre I got distracted. The central lift in the glass covered courtyard is great.

Arc de Triomphe – Paris Highlights

Another highlight from our trip to Paris, France, the Arc de Triomphe.

Greenwich Foot Tunnel – London Highlights

Greenwich foot tunnel is a pedestrian tunnel connecting the north and south sides of the River Thames. I was thrilled to be able to cajole our little band to walk to and through the tunnel over to Greenwich.

Barbican – London Highlights

I was not sure what to expect from the Barbican in London. The name rang a bell but I had never been nor did I know much about the site. As it happened we were close by and curiosity got the better of me.

Victoria and Albert - London Highlights

Visiting the V&A was squarely at the top of our must see places in London. The V&A is unlike any other gallery or museum I have ever had the pleasure to visit.

British Museum - London Highlights

The British Museum is a showcase of treasures from the once expansive British Empire. As with many of London’s attractions the building itself is worth a visit to see.