Show Notes for Episode 211: WW1 Memorial Sites in France

Remembering WW1 and sites dedicated to the memory of ANZAC and Common Wealth soldiers who fought and died in France

WW1 Memorial Sites in France, Episode 211

WW1 memorial site covered in garlands of red flowers

Guest Notes for Episode 57: Burgundy Region and Wine

Burgundy is world famous for its amazing wines, but it's also at the epicenter of French history and culture. We explore the area with American expat Kelly Kamborian who is a registered tour guide in the area and loves her adoptive home.

Show Notes for Episode 58: Napoleon in Paris

Today we talk about Napoleon in Paris. Specifically how Napoleon changed Paris physically and how he left his mark on all French institutions. Under Napoleon France transformed itself from the "Ancien RĂ©gime" to a "modern" society. We don't discuss the Napoleonic conquests, but rather his long-lasting influence on France.

Show Notes for Episode 205: WWI Battlefields in France

What are the must-see places you need to visit in order to get an overview of WWI or the Great War? In this episode we mention major WWI battlefields in the East and North of France. A sobering topic, but as you can see from Jennifer's report, also a wonderful family vacation.

WWI Battlefields in France, Episode 205

Douamont Memorial: WWI Battlefields in France EpisodeWhat are the must-see places you need to visit in order to get an overview of WWI or the Great War? In this episode we mention major WWI battlefields in the East and North of France. A sobering topic, but as you can see from Jennifer's report, also a wonderful family vacation.

Operation Overlord and the Battle of Normandy, Episode 201

operation overlord: historical marker at the Pointe du HocOverview of Operation Overlord and the Battle of Normandy so you can enjoy your visit and be in a position to visualize the amazing feats of courage that took place where you'll be standing.

The Paris Historical Axis, Episode 182

Military Parade in front of the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel under Napoleon; Paris Historical AxisThe Paris Historical Axis is one of the coolest arcane bits of knowledge we've ever discussed on the show. Most people walk right past it and never see it because they don't know it's there. But it is and now you'll see it!

Transcript and Photos for Episode 182: The Paris Historical Axis

Military Parade in front of the Arc de Triomphe du Carrousel under Napoleon; Paris Historical AxisTranscript for Episode 182: the Paris Historical Axis is one of the coolest arcane bits of knowledge we've ever discussed on the show. Most people walk right past it and never see it because they don't know it's there. But it is and now you'll see it!

Show Notes for Episode 175: Mont Saint Michel History

Mont Saint Michel History, the Mont Saint Michel at low-tide