My Travels

November 3, 2017

Menton, France November 3, 2017

I arrived in Menton, my “coup de foudre” or love at first sight French village very early this morning-12:10 am actually and spent a pretty good […]
October 30, 2017

Shakespeare and London with a short stint in Menton beforehand.

Hi everyone, I know it has been a while since I posted on my blog.  I have been consumed with becoming a stock photographer and I […]
August 20, 2017

Hello from beautiful Costa Rica

Greetings from San Ramon, Costa Rica.  I arrived here on August 16 to attend the International Living Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in Escazu just outside […]
June 23, 2017

The Brontes and Haworth, UK.

Haworth, West Riding, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom ( population about 6000) located about 212 miles north of London and about 60 miles north east of Manchester […]
June 19, 2017

Chatsworth House Part 3- The Kennedy Connection

So now we come to the third and final installment commemorating my visit to Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England and it’s connection with the famous American Kennedy […]
June 19, 2017

Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England Part 2 The grounds.

After the formality and grandeur of Chatsworth House itself, the gardens offer an open space of over 100 acres which is available to the public for […]
May 28, 2017

Lyme Park Cheshire, United Kingdom

I hope you will pardon my tardiness in making blog posts but I have been a very busy, sightseeing, tourist in England.  Yesterday, 27 May 2017 […]
May 23, 2017

Menton, France.

You have probably never heard of the town that I fell in love with in October 2016 during a brief few hour visit-Menton.  A city of […]
May 21, 2017

Italy and the Cinque Terre

Menton, our base on the French Riviera, is but a few miles from the border between France and Italy and the Italian, seaside towns of San […]
May 16, 2017

Good bye Paris-Hello Menton!

Hello again dear friends and followers.  My daughter Anne Burns has been with me since May 7 first in Paris and today in Menton.  Now I […]
May 6, 2017

Chateau Thierry France May 2017

I sincerely apologize but I was simply overwhelmed by my visit to the city of Chateau Thierry, my three and a half and part of a […]
April 30, 2017

Lunch with Keira Knightley and friend at Le Verre Vole’

Every once in a while in Paris one comes across someone famous right out of the blue.  I went to Le Verre Vole’ one of my […]
April 29, 2017

American Military Cemetery Suresnes, France

I am sure that some of you think me a bit odd for my focus on American Military Cemeteries but I think it is very important, […]
April 26, 2017

Lunch at Le Bistrot des Oies

Wow, what a great lunch in a wonderful bistro that one might have dined in in 1917 instead of 2017 and maybe even in 1817!  So […]
April 26, 2017

Hello from Paris

Hi everyone from 13 rue Marie & Louise Paris, France 75010 or the 10th arrondissement!  I arrived yesterday around 6 pm and fell into a coma […]
April 23, 2017

Paris here I come.

Hello from the Best Western Hotel at JFK Airport.  I am spending the night here prior to my flight tomorrow on Virgin Atlantic to London and […]