What happened during the Terror? Episode 367

Louis XVI decapitation: the terror episodeThe Terror (1793-1794) is a confusing part of the French Revolution. Why happened? What started it? Historian Suzanne Levin explains.

Misconceptions about the French Revolution, Episode 366

The Tennis Court Oath, painting at the Carnavalet Museum on the floor dedicated to the French RevolutionOn this episode of the podcast, historian Suzanne Levin explains what led to the French Revolution and to the puzzling events of the Terror: an episode for history buffs and anyone who enjoys explanations that make sense!

Josephine Baker enters the Pantheon in Paris, Episode 365

Josephine Baker in her military uniform and in full makeup as a performerJosephine Baker conquered hearts with her talent, exoticism and devotion to family & country. She is now one of the greats at the Pantheon in Paris.

Lafayette, the Hermione and the Arsenal of Rochefort, Episode 363

Lafayette, the Hermione and Rochefort: side view of the Hermione frigateIn this episode Annie & Elyse talk about Lafayette, the Hermione and Rochefort in France. Are you hoping to visit? Listen and get ready!

The Martyred Village of Oradour-sur-Glane, Episode 359

Destroyed cars at Oradour-sur-GlaneThis episode recounts the history of the martyred village of Oradour-sur-Glane near Limoges. What happened? Do we know why? Let's talk about it.

What's Special About Moissac, France? Episode 354

A view of Moissac from a scenic ventage pointHave you ever heard of Moissac, a lovely small city in the southwest of France? Perfect for history lovers because it is a Unesco world heritage site.

A Visit to the Chateau de Chantilly, Episode 352

The entrance plaza of the Chateau de ChantillyAnnie and Elyse talk about their visit the Chateau de Chantilly and share their tips for the best way to visit it. It's a great day-trip from Paris and you'll enjoy the countryside as well as one of the best art collections anywhere!

The Liberation of the Mediterranean in 1944, Episode 349

German bunkers in ProvenceIn this episode of the podcast Annie and Elyse remember the Liberation of the Mediterranean by the Allies during WW2 on August 14th and 15th 1944.

Montauban in Occitanie, Episode 348

Montauban in Occitanie: view from the river banksAnnie and Elyse are making a stop in Montauban in Occitanie today and we're telling you all about it. Elyse did all the history research about this place and WOW!

Nice France Travel Guide, Episode 345

Podcast episode about the city of Nice, walking tour and historical backgroundAre you dreaming about visiting the city of Nice on the French Riviera in Provence? So much to see there! This episode will help you select the best of Nice and provide an easy self-guided walking tour as well so you don't miss anything!