Hauts-de-France

February 25, 2019
48 Hours in Chantilly, France premium
The name Chantilly may ring a bell. That’s probably because handmade silk Chantilly lace has made the city famous since the 17th century. But the charming French city is home to far more than the black lace favored by nobles. Located less than an hour’s drive and 30 minutes by train from Paris, Chantilly is […]
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America, France and the Great War: 10 Places to See World War I History in France premium
On June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, was assassinated in Sarajevo. This event, along with Germany’s concern over the French and British Colonial expansion and the desire for more of Europe’s coastline, led to the start of the Great War. When the conflict ended on November 11, 1918, about […]
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18 Places to Go in France in 2018 (from someone who lives there) premium
Well, hello 2018! I say this every January, but can you believe how fast last year flew by? In last year’s post, “17 Fantastic French Experiences to have in 2017,” I recounted some of my favorite things to do in France. This year, I’m giving you 18 places to go in France in 2018. These […]
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