All posts tagged: History

Turin Travels : La Venaria Reale

Have you ever thought of going to Turin? It’s not on the tourist must see list in Italy as usually Florence, Venice and Rome scoop the top spots for city visits but we happily ended up there for a few days in the school holidays. […]

Life in France : La Bravade Sainte Maxime

Last week saw the celebration of Sainte Maxime in the village, alongside a public holiday for Ascension. Sainte Maxime lived sometime around 650 and 750 and devoted her life to religion. The colours of Sainte Maxime are pale blue and white, and flags coloured these shades were […]