Nashville

Music City – Nashville, Tennessee

Like a musical Mecca, a trip to Nashville is a pilgrimage for music fans. Nashville’s most famous honky tonk - Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge. Photo: Julie Kalan Found on the Cumberland River, in the center of Te...
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo: a seafarer’s coastal city

Saint-Malo The Saint-Malo city flag flies proudly from the roof of the 15th century castle keep Perched upon a granite out crop, where the mouth of the Rance River meets La Manche (the English Channel), si...
San Antonio

December in San Antonio – TexMex Holidays

Festivals, events and fun fill up San Antonio’s calendar each December. Here’s a look at some of the holiday highlights… La Tamalada Comadre Gloria Solis and her husband guide the Tamal making workshop at...
Rennes

Rennes: Brittany’s Charming Capital City

Located at the confluence of the Ille and Vilaine rivers, in the mid-eastern section of Brittany, lies the city of Rennes. About an hour and twenty minutes from Nantes by train, and only an hour and a half from...
Nantes Opera Graslin

Nantes – A city forever reinventing itself

In north western France, on the banks of the Loire River sits the wildly inventive city of Nantes. Though now a part of the Pays de la Loire region, Nantes has strong historical and cultural ties to Brittany. T...
Branson Raiding the Country Vault

Branson, Missouri: Live Music and More!

In December 1991, 60 Minutes declared Branson the “live music capital of the universe”.  But all these years later, can Branson still claim this title and what else keeps this town of 10 500 residents’ regularl...
Chagall

Chagall: Colour and Music

The bold bright colours and repeating musical motifs that are hallmarks of Marc Chagall’s work are on exhibit at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Paintings, costumes, sculpture, ceramics, and stained glass – i...
Fredericksburg

Wine, Candles and Music in Fredericksburg, Texas

Fredericksburg, Texas In the heart of the Texas Hill Country, about an hour northwest of San Antonio, the small town of Fredericksburg beckons visitors with shopping, dining, wineries and charm. Founded in the...