Daily Archives: January 30, 2012


Amazing Castles in France [PHOTOS]

French castles are the all-in-one destination – you’ve got history, art, architecture, and nature (sometimes harnessed, sometimes savage). You can see a couple a day, or pack a picnic and choose one for a daylong trip. And there’s always plenty of room for the kids to run around. But although […]

Chambord (Loir-et-Cher)

lourdes

Visiting Lourdes

While Lourdes is well known to millions of religious pilgrims, it’s often overlooked by secular travelers. But you don’t have to believe the story of the Marian apparition, or even be religious, to enjoy a trip to Lourdes. In case you don’t know the religious history of Lourdes, in 1858 […]