A village within a city is how I would describe the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana. There is no other place in the world that I am aware of that is quite as unique. Founded in 1719 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, the French Quarter, also known as Vieux Carré (“OldSquare”) is like a trip to a foreign land, where time has no meaning, the folks are friendly, … [Read more...] about The French Quarter
As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Vigan teases the imagination of visitors with the grand images of balls and an aristocratic time past. The cobblestone roads and narrow streets whisper the sense of social class as one strolls through the cafes and small shops that now occupy the spaces. Once grand manors are now bed & breakfast venues for visitors but still relish in the … [Read more...] about Vigan, Philippines…..where time and culture meet.