Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay

From the World Heritage inscription: Perched on a rocky islet in the midst of vast sandbanks exposed to powerful tides between Normandy and Brittany stand the ‘Wonder of the West’, a Gothic-style Benedictine abbey dedicated to the archangel St Michael, and the village that grew up in the shadow of its great walls. Built between …

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Bourges Cathedral

From the World Heritage inscription: Bourges Cathedral is of considerable importance in the development of Gothic architecture and as a symbol of the strength of Christianity in medieval France. However, its principal claim lies in its striking beauty, combining masterly management of space with harmonious proportions and decoration of the highest quality. As the figurehead …

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This Week In Travel – Episode 188

This episode is a live show recorded at TBEX Europe in Lloret de Mar, Catalonia. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts Here are the guests we had on the show: Stephanie Yoder of Twenty Something Travel Jackie Laulainen of The Budget Minded Traveler Craig and Linda Martin from The Indie Travel Podcast Heather Cowper from Heather on …

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Joshua Tree National Park, California

Joshua Tree National Park is located in the Mojave Desert in Southern California, centered roughly between Las Vegas, Los Angeles and San Diego. It gets its name from the Joshua Tree (Yucca brevifolia, seen above) which inhabits most of the park. Due to its remote location in the desert, Joshua Tree isn’t a popular national …

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This Week in Travel – Episode 187

Jen Leo and Chris Christensen are joined by this week’s guest, author and filmmaker Jared Brock. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts