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Henrietta House in Bath

Henrietta House is a delightful guesthouse. After a warm welcome I shows shown to a rather spacious single room on the first floor. Room 12 while right off the elevator was surprisingly quiet.  The room has a front chamber with … Continue reading

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London day one

Flying to London from New York is a nice easy flight but too short to get enough sleep!  Slept about 4 1/2 hours of the six hour flight and arrived feeling like I had a nap hangover.  Thankfully my airline … Continue reading

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National Harbor afternoon

Enjoying a few days at the Gaylord National Hotel outside of DC. Aside from its enormous atrium and 2,000 rooms it’s a nice short stroll to National Harbor. Spent a lovely Sunday afternoon strolling the harbor, enjoying the local art … Continue reading

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France: from Loire Valley to Burgundy

Once again I’m trying to catch up to my posts. We have been falling into the early dinners group which means sitting down around 7:30 instead of 8pm or later. Meals last about two hours and with an evening stroll … Continue reading

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Loire Valley – Chenonceaux Chateau & Amboise Castle

We’ve not stayed in many bed & breakfasts in the past as it’s rare to find one with twin beds. You’d think with more friends and singles traveling it shouldn’t be a rarity. One delightful thing about B&Bs is the … Continue reading

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Beyond Paris: Paris to Loire Valley

We’ve been having too much fun visiting adorable villages and UNESCO heritage sites not to mention eating good food and drinking great wine to spend much time on the blog. Since leaving Paris we’ve toured Chartres Cathedral, ventured to the … Continue reading

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Paris Day 5: Flea Markets

One of the great things to do on a Saturday in Paris is explore one of the vast flea markets and Les Puces de Saint-Ouen is one of the largest in the world. It’s a sprawl of high-to-low end antiques, … Continue reading

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Paris – pictures say a thousand words

We’ve had rather late nights and blogging from an iPad always seems to take twice as long, auto correct is the devil and always end up at the end of the post requiring lots of cutting & pasting . . … Continue reading

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Paris day 4 – central paris highlights

Today is all about central Paris. Visiting some of the sights that make this city so famous. While I’ve explored many of these places before, each visit is just as delightful if not more so the last. We began our … Continue reading

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Paris day 3 – Versailles

Our third day in Paris is dedicated to Versailles. My prior trips have not led me to the palace so I’m thrilled to finally go and it’s a beautiful day to enjoy the gardens. Hot and a bit muggy, but … Continue reading

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