The Perfect 5 Days in Paris Itinerary

Planning a trip to Paris? If you need some destination inspiration, here’s my itinerary for spending 5 wonderful days in Paris. The City of Light is one of the world’s most romantic cities. Paris is a capital of art, food, fashion, and culture. It’s my favorite big city in Europe. Paris is an ocean though. … Read more

Fascinating Facts About Leonardo’s Mona Lisa, the World’s Most Famous Painting

Here’s my guide to Leonardo da Vinci’s famous Mona Lisa. It tells you everything you need to know about this famed Renaissance masterpiece, which hangs in the Louvre Museum. For centuries, people have been fascinated with Leonardo’s Mona Lisa. It’s one of the most famous, maybe THE most famous painting, in art history. Leonardo painted … Read more

Whodunit? Did Richard III Kill the Princes in the Tower of London?

“History is a lie!” — Robert Walpole, British Prime Minister For aficionados of true crime cold cases, the Louvre has a mesmerizing painting. It’s a haunting depiction of the greatest unsolved murder mystery in English history — the disappearance of the sons of King Edward IV, the “two princes in the tower.” If you’re an … Read more

Guide To Small Museums With Supersized Collections

Here’s my guide to 27 of the world’s best small museums. Despite their size, these small museums have giant art collections. Great art often hides in less famous sites. These little gems preach quality over quantity. They boast magnificent — and sometimes overlooked — treasure trove collections. On a visit, you may feel like you’ve … Read more

The Ultimate Itinerary for Visiting France’s Loire Valley

Planning a vacation in France’s Loire Valley? This is the ultimate guide to taking a one week road trip in the Loire Valley. I give you must know tips for visiting the Loire. If you have extra time in France, I also give you tips for extending your stay in France’s Brittany or Normandy regions. … Read more

Paid for by Revenge: Guide To Dumas’ Gaudy Pleasure Palace Chateau de Monte Cristo

“I am not proud, but I am happy; and happiness blinds, I think, more than pride.” –– Alexandre Dumas Here’s my guide to visiting Alexandre Dumas’ Chateau de Monte Cristo in Le Port Marly France. The chateau is an easy day trip from Paris. I tell you about the life of Dumas and what to … Read more

Guide To Europe’s Most Beautiful Royal Palaces

Here’s my guide to the most beautiful palaces in Europe. I tell you all about these magnificent landmarks and how to tour them virtually. No one does palaces quite like Europe. So if you need a dash of royalty or some guilty pleasure escapism in your life, this guide should do the trick. This Europe … Read more

Guide To Paris’ Musée d’Art Moderne: Modern Art and a Mysterious Art Heist

Listen up, culture vultures. Here’s my guide to visiting Paris’ Museum of Modern Art (or “MAM” as it is known), a bastion of modern art in Paris. I give you an overview of the museum and must know tips for visiting. I have been to many Paris museums, both large and small, in my many … Read more

Amazing Landmarks and Monuments in Southern France, History Buff’s Guide

Here’s my guide to must visit landmarks and monuments in Southern France. This guide will particularly appeal to culture vultures and history buffs. Southern France is a living history book. It’s sheer perfection and just packed with some of Europe’s best cultural attractions. You’ll be in seventh heaven. I promise. Because this guide is culture-focused, … Read more

Top Attractions in Toulouse France, La Ville Rose

There’s not one great thing but many small, beautiful things that make our city and region special.” — Proprietor, N°5 Wine Bar, Toulouse Here’s my guide to visiting the beautiful and underrated city of Toulouse in southwest France. This Toulouse guide covers all the best things to do and see in Toulouse. You’ll discover the … Read more