The Rich & The Famous

  Jean Paul Gaultier    An Artist Of Couture, Rich And Famous In Inspiration     Blinking, smiling and talking mannequins surprise visitors at the San...

Photography by Heide Van Doren Betz       Over the past decade, on three occasions, I was the guest of the German Archeological Society,...

  Several months ago the Los Angeles Opera staged Wagner’s Ring Cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungen, the most discussed and written about work of opera...

The entrance to the exquisite Hotel, the Residence Phou Vao, which overlooks the exotic views of the Mekong Valley and the town of Luang Prabang....

The Rooftops of Florence seen from Palazzo Vecchio Palazzo Vecchio on the Piazza della Signoria was completed in the mid 14th century with additions as...

  Yearly, an estimated 6 million pilgrims and tourists flock to Vatican City.  Many are there to receive a blessing by the Pope.   Vatican...

The Chateau of Versailles gained prominence as the center of French political and social power in the early 17th century. King Louis XIII originally built...

  Outshining My Fair Lady, Ascot and the Easter Parade all in one is no easy feat. The 26th Annual New York Central Park Conservancy...

  A CELEBRATION OF THE ANCESTOR RICH, FAMOUS OR NOT In much of Latin America death has an important cultural meaning. The past is not...

Photographed by Heide Van Doren Betz   A private yacht trip from Spain to the Balearic Islands must have been designed in heaven.  Warm sunshine...

photography by Heide Van Doren Betz   The first sight when arriving in the California desert is that of the towering, imposing windmills. The visuals...

  Elephant in the famous Burlington Arcade, painted by the artist Jack Vettriano, garnered the top price of $250,000 at auction. The rich and famous...

Hong Kong, with a present population of over 7 million, has been synonymous with style, class, shopping and entrepreneurism for decades. Few cities worldwide have...

  The exhibition Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs has been traveling the United States since 2005, the Boy King’s first visit since...

  Seattle, the city that gave us the famous Space Needle and is a giant in the airplane industry, boasts a major tourist destination, Pike...

  CREATOR OF WONDROUS CEILINGS, FOUNTAINS, CHANDELIERS AND OBJECTS IN GLASS FOR THE RICH & THE FAMOUS Dale Chihuly has rightfully attained fame and fortune for...

Berlin’s incredible Museumsinsel is a ¾ square mile island mid city. During World War II, over seventy percent of the original Museum buildings were destroyed,...