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Checking In: Corinthia Hotel London
Step into a winter fairy tale in London's five-star hotel at the Corinthia Hotel London.  My Christmas time stay delivered at this 5-star hotel from ...
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The Magnificence of Versailles

France Versailles
Versailles - Voltaire described it best - "a masterpiece of bad taste and magnificence". Created by the Sun King, Versailles is one of France's most ...
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Top 10 Sites to See in Normandy, France

Normandy France Top 10
The Normandy region is a must see on a trip to France. Steeped in history with settlements of Celts, Romans and finally the Vikings in ...
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Joan of Arc & the Siege of Orléans

France Orleans Joan of Arc
History has not been kind to the city of Orléans which has seen more than its fair share of siege including its most famous one ...
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Normandy D-Day Tour

France Normandy Tour
Visiting the D-Day sights in Normandy, I am overwhelmed with gratitude and pride to be American.... it is a privilege.  Today has been a lesson ...
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History in Bayeux France

France Bayeux
Bayeux, a small town in France, is the centerpiece for two famous trans-Channel invasions. The conquest of England by William the Conqueror in 1066 started ...
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