Attraction Reviews City Breaks Europe France Great War North Eastern France Places Travel

Lille: the Old Town – a gentle walk around the mediaeval city

This post on Lille is part of a series on the Great War sites of France and Belgium.  With several universities based in and around the city, Lille is a young and vibrant place. However, it also has a strong sense of self and local character. The locals are some of the friendliest you’ll findContinue Reading “Lille: the Old Town – a gentle walk around the mediaeval city”

Attraction Reviews City Breaks North America Pennsylvania Places Travel USA

VISIT: Pennsylvania State Capitol

I visited the Pennsylvania State Capitol more than a year ago, but the information is current. The name “Pennsylvania” conjures up a variety of images, many contrasting and contradictory. Some of the early European settlers as they fled political strife contrast with hard-fought presidential campaigns. The founding ideals of the American experiment in Philadelphia meetContinue Reading “VISIT: Pennsylvania State Capitol”