One of my recent work trips took me to Hot Springs, Arkansas. I’d been to Arkansas before, but only for about 20 minutes. We were close by on a family vacation years ago and took a short detour just long enough to take some pictures and grab drinks at a gas station just to cross … Continue reading Making the Most of a Brief Stop in Hot Springs, Arkansas
Visiting Omaha Beach had long been on my travel bucket list. As a major history buff, especially about WWII, as soon as I booked a flight to Paris, I knew I'd have to make a road trip up to Normandy. We only ended up with about a day and a half to explore, but you … Continue reading Highlights of American Normandy
Our first stop along the coast was a beach town called Arromanches-les-Bains, near what was code named Gold Beach. We had some trouble finding our hotel – Hotel de la Marine – because it turned out to be off of a pedestrian only zone which greatly confused our GPS. We ended up dropping my brother … Continue reading Why Any History Buff Needs to Visit Arromanches-les-Bains
Two for Tuesday is a regular feature I'll be running with two random pictures that I love, but didn't quite make it into a blog post. This week, I picked two from my stay in Arromanches-les-Bains, France because even though I was only there for one day, it was one of my favorite stops in … Continue reading Two for Tuesday: Arromanches-les-Bains
How to spend a whirlwind afternoon in Caen and Bayeux, France.