Tag Archives: Battlefield Tour

Travel Tips: Ignore the Coronavirus Noise and Make Plans to Visit the Battlefields in 2020

Humans tend to be afraid of what they don’t know—and right now it is the coronavirus.  Headlines seem to be incessant:  There are at least six confirmed cases in the USA, all of whom recently visited China.  Cruise ships and airlines are cancelling services.  Chinese officials are extending the Chinese New Year holiday to reduce hopefully slow transmission.  Etc. I would suggest that readers step back, take a breath, and then continue making plans to visit the battlefields in 2020.  Near-term airline bargains could be Continue reading →

La Vie en France #43: Podcast Explores Cultural Differences Between France and USA

https://directory.libsyn.com/episode/index/id/12896063/tdest_id/389346 Above is a link to the second “Battles of the First World War Podcast” that the Webmaster has done with Mike Cunha. Together with cross-cultural trainer and author Carol Kieffer, the three participants spend about an hour talking about a wide range of cultural differences between France and the U.S.A. The goal of this podcast is to give potential first-time (or second- or third-time) travelers to France a more pleasant experience, because they will have some idea of what to expect. Together, the three Continue reading →

News & Events: Ardennes 1944–Battle of the Bulge 75th Anniversary Small-Group Tour Update

  After a recent recon by tour guide Markus Klauer, Randy and Markus have selected L’Hostellerie du Château de Rendeux in Rendeux, Belgium as the tour’s home base.  Built in the 17th century, this château has experienced the eras of Louis XIV and Napoleon and it has survived both world wars.  Your tour guides believe it will offer clients a tranquil location to relax and unwind after a busy day of touring.  The Château is situated in a beautiful park setting just off the Rue Continue reading →