Emilie

Paris: Montmarte Walk, Not to Miss

I used to get the Montmarte and Montparnasse neighborhoods mixed up.  That is until we  took a Viator guided walk through Montmarte, the highest point of the city and directly behind the Sacre-Coeur.  Montparnasse is the Left Bank neighborhood below St. Germain de Pres. It’s hard to believe that until 1860 Montmarte was a small village…

Predators and prey in Kenyan and Tanzanian wild migration

A while ago, a fellow traveler and art lover told me that she had been to a number of culturally rich international cities, but that her trip of a lifetime was to Africa. “There’s nothing like sitting with your binoculars and watching wild animals cross the plain.” How boring, I thought. Why not just stay…

Croatia: Zagreb, Hip Yet Medieval Capital

  Zagreb, with a tram running through the central square, has a lower and upper section.   Standing in front of our hotel at the farther end of the square, I thought that Zagreb was a flat city. However, when we made our way a few blocks north,  we could see that there was an upper and…