A Pre-War Paris Lesbian NightclubFor those of you familiar with Paris, you know that the Left Bank is considered more cutting edge today than the Right Bank. If you lived in Paris during the 1920s and the 1930s, the avant-garde scene would have been on the Right Bank. In particular, the Montmartre and the Pigalle districts (18e) were heavily […]
The Queen’s Last Ride
Walk the exact route that Marie Antoinette’s cart took to the guillotine in the Place de la Concorde on 16 October 1793. Along the route you will visit Robespierre’s apartment, the pharmacy where Count Axel von Fersen purchased the invisible ink to write love letters to the queen, and examples of pre- and post-revolution architecture.
GROWING UP IN EUROPE Stew’s passion for travel and history was fueled by growing up in The Netherlands (Holland) and Germany during the 1960s. Multiple trips to London and Paris were the kick-starters to coming down with the history bug. It was also a time to develop an appreciation of fine art (Stew began collecting […]