Seasons Greetings: Wishing everyone Peace, Happiness and Good Health for 2021 and may we all get to travel again soon! Your thoughts?
Metz Cathedral’s Spectacular 800th Anniversary Lightshow: 2020 marks the 800th anniversary of Cathedrale Saint-Etienne de Metz, the city’s main cathedral. There are many events throughout the year to celebrate its anniversary and one of these is the spectacular videomapping of the cathedral’s facade (see video below). Light projection We were lucky to be in town […]
Chaos in France as the SNCF Strike Makes History: We had a rather challenging day yesterday trying to get from Cologne to Metz (in France). Our train trip was to be Cologne – Mannheim – Saarbrücken and from there to cross over into France to Metz. I found out while checking the Oui.SNCF website a […]
When it comes to things to see and do in Paris, it would take a lifetime of visits to cover all the attractions that Paris has to offer. And if you are visiting at Christmas time, there are some additional festive events that should not be missed.
Where to See Paris Christmas Lights: Visitors to Paris at Christmas are in for a treat. Towards the end of November, Paris turns on its Christmas magic with thousands of Christmas fairy lights, showing that it is truly the “City of Light”. And, there are some interesting lighting concepts to enjoy as well. Paris Christmas […]
Paris Classical Concerts in Heavenly Settings: Paris is a city that’s rich in beautiful and historical churches and cathedrals, many of which date back to medieval times. From the small Romanesque churches to the great Gothic cathedrals, many of these Paris churches are on the popular tourist trails. Apart from their exquisite architecture, many of […]
CHRISTMAS IN PARIS: ENJOY A RANGE OF CHRISTMAS CONCERTS AT FAMOUS CHURCHES IN PARIS: Paris has some of the most beautiful and historical churches and many of these are regular venues for classical music performances. During the festive season these famous churches traditionally host special Christmas concerts. If you’re spending Christmas in Paris, you can […]
Marchés de Noël 2019 – Where to Find Paris Christmas Markets and Dates: Christmas is fast approaching, and for those who love Christmas markets, Paris has plenty to offer. Although, the famous Champs-Elysées Christmas Market is not operating again this year, fret not, as the market has found a new home at the Tuileries Garden. […]
Enjoy Classical Concerts in the Amazing Setting of Sainte Chapelle: This Easter, enjoy classical concerts in the amazing Sainte Chapelle church, one of the most breathtaking sights in Paris and a hidden treasure of Parisian architecture. Enjoy Easter concerts by great composers such as Vivaldi, Mozart, Bach, Schubert and others. Concerts at La Sainte Chapelle are […]
The Devil and the Furious Winds – a Strasbourg Cathedral Legend: Our Strasbourg apartment enjoys an excellent position on Place de la Cathédrale, right in front of the northern facade of Strasbourg Cathedral. The Strasbourg weather today was grey and the winds were blowing at 35 km/h. As we looked down into Cathedral square we saw […]