On Omaha Beach, Bravery Remembered
Marya Valli | Jan 24, 2014
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Today, Omaha Beach, which once bore so much violence, has given way to a series of beautiful, if stoic, tributes to the many more...

Reading for the Road: Books About Normandy
Dave Bowden | Aug 23, 2013
Essentials + Advice | Need to Know

Many of these works capture the special qualities of a particular region and will provide you a much deeper sense of history more...

Calvados and Cider:
Norman Traditions
B&R Staff | Aug 19, 2013
Eat + Drink | Cuisine

An apple brandy from Basse-Normandie (Lower Normandy), no Norman dinner is complete without Calvados as a digestif. more...

History Lesson: Bayeux Tapestry
B&R Staff | Aug 9, 2013
See + Do | Must Sees

Though it boasts picturesque homes and stone bridges, tourists often overlook the charm of medieval Bayeaux in favour of its more...


From the Battle of Hastings to the
Allied Landing, few regions
in Europe boast as storied
a history.

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