Art

Vatican City: How to See it All

So you wanna see the Pope? Maybe you like his sweet robes, maybe you dig his cool car, maybe he is your modern day super hero. No matter what, you are headed for Vatican City. While the odds of you seeing Papa Francis are slim -unless you intentionally attend a mass in the square (suggestion-don’t […] Read more…

Monet’s Legacy: Musee de l’Orangerie

Maybe you have seen Woody Allen’s film Midnight in Paris. If you have followed this blog more than a little while, you will know that I am about a short step away from being completely obsessed with it. I think I know every line and I pull them out in appropriate scenarios. I began reading into […] Read more…

Paris Museums & Sights

“I sometimes think, how is anyone ever gonna come up with a book, or a painting, or a symphony, or a sculpture that can compete with a great city. You can’t. Because you look around and every street, every boulevard, is its own special art form and when you think that in the cold, violent, […] Read more…

Paris in the Fall: Montmartre

According to Audrey Hepburn, “Paris is always a good idea.” Paris in the fall, however, is a great idea. Tourist numbers are lower, the weather is lovely and while all those beautiful trees that line the boulevards and avenues are beginning to show their autumn colors, the pots are still filled with bright blooms. We […] Read more…