Bonjour! This week's carte postale features Times Square in New York City. The city is made up of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island. According to NYCgo: the official guide to NYC, there are over 8.5 million residents! Did you know: the Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from France … Continue reading Wednesday Postcard: New York City
This week's carte postale features La Conciergerie and the bridge, Pont au Change, over the Seine River in Paris
Bonjour! This week’s carte postale features the old Hotel St. Catherine, which was located in the city of Avalon on Catalina Island, off the coast of California. The elegant hotel on Descanso Beach was open from 1918 to 1966. It was a popular vacation destination among celebrities and foreign dignitaries. For more information: Hotel St. … Continue reading Wednesday Postcard: Catalina Island
Bonjour! This week's carte postale features Place de la Concorde in Paris. Over a thousand people were executed by guillotine at this spot during the French Revolution, most notably Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette The Luxor Obelisk was a gift from Egypt and placed in the square in 1836 Between 1836-1846, the square was redesigned by … Continue reading Wednesday Postcard: Place de la Concorde in Paris
Bonjour! This week's carte postale features Alcatraz Island, which is located in the San Francisco Bay! - Alcatraz is the Spanish word for pelican - This small island was once a fort and a military prison - From 1934 to 1963, "The Rock" was a maximum security federal penitentiary For more information: Alcatraz Island - … Continue reading Wednesday Postcard: Alcatraz Island
Today, July 20, 2019, is the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. Many celebratory events are happening this weekend, including special screenings of the 2019 documentary, Apollo 11. I’m not sure why, but coincidentally, the three theaters near me had the same showtime of 3 in the afternoon. Could it represent the three astronauts: … Continue reading Watching Apollo 11 on the Moon Landing’s 50th Anniversary
Only 35 minutes away from Seattle by ferry, the island and city of Bainbridge Island is a charming place to visit. Take a leisurely stroll through the historic downtown area and check out these shops and restaurants along Winslow Way and Madrone Lane
With its street art, colorful doors, and famous square, it's easy to be charmed by the picturesque and historic Marais neighborhood in Paris.