The Manchester Bee

In my recent travels to Manchester, England, I saw bees everywhere. I couldn’t help but wonder where these bees had come from and what they were all about…

Queen Victoria in Nice

  Queen or Spice Girl? One evening while dining with a British friend and his teenage daughter, we were talking about the British influence in Nice.  Our friend said, “I think the tourism really picked up after Victoria came here”.  His daughter perked up, “Victoria Beckham?” Afraid not No, the history of British tourism in…