Small Secret Museums In Paris — That Aren’t the Louvre

Beyond the famous Louvre and its glittering I.M. Pei Pyramid, Paris is home to a wealth of lesser-known yet equally enchanting museums. These hidden gems offer a chance to peek into artist studios, explore themed collections, and admire art in situ within grand palaces, all while avoiding the usual crowds. Most tourists in Paris tend … Read more

Guide To Monet’s Giverny, His Impressionistic Garden Masterpiece

Need a break from the hurly burly of Paris? Claude Monet’s house and gardens in Giverny are the perfect bucolic destination. Just 50 miles northwest of Paris, Giverny is an easy day trip or weekend getaway from Paris. Giverny is a one-of-a-kind pastoral paradise, born from a great artist’s obsession. It’s a must see site … Read more

30+ Films, Movies, And Documentaries For Art Lovers

Looking for something cool to watch on TV? Here’s my guide to the 30 best films and documentaries for art lovers, culture vultures, and cinephiles in general. If you can’t go to a museum and don’t want to gaze at virtual museums on your computer, movies are the next best way to cyber experience art … Read more

Guide to Paris’ Opera Garnier: Inside the Phantom’s Lair

Here’s my guide to visiting the glamorous Opera Garnier in Paris. The opera house is a must visit attraction in the 9th arrondissement. A creation of Charles Garnier, it was part of Napoleon’s great makeover of Paris. It’s highly decorative, a mix of Beaux-Arts symmetry and Baroque and Renaissance elements. Visiting Paris’ Opera Garnier is … Read more

Guide To Paris’ Musée Marmottan Monet

Tucked away in the charming 16th arrondissement of Paris, the Marmottan Museum is a delightful secret waiting to be discovered by art enthusiasts. While the Musée d’Orsay is often hailed as the pinnacle of Impressionist art in Paris, the Marmottan offers an equally mesmerizing experience. This hidden gem provides a peaceful escape from the bustling … Read more

What To See At Paris’ Stunning Musée d’Orsay: 25+ Famous Masterpieces

The Musée d’Orsay is one of Paris’ true treasures and a must visit site on the Left Bank. In 2018, it was named the “best museum in the world” in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards. There’s good reason. The Musée d’Orsay is housed in a beautiful converted Beaux-Arts railway station. The museum has the world’s … Read more

How To Virtually Tour of Paris’ Louvre & See Every Masterpiece

If you’re an art enthusiast, the Louvre is probably at the top of your Paris or museum wish list. As the world’s largest and most visited museum, it boasts an impressive collection of 35,000 artworks, ranging from the 6th century BC to the 19th century AD, all housed within a magnificent Renaissance palace. However, as … Read more

Art Weekend In Paris: 3 Day Impressionism Itinerary

Are you a fan of Impressionism planning a trip to Paris? If so, this is the perfect 3 days in Paris itinerary for Impressionism lovers. Paris is known as the most romantic city in the world. Yet where it really shines is its artistic heritage. Paris is an absolute epicenter of Impressionism. The city has … Read more

35 Best Museums In Paris, From Superstars To Secrets

Looking for the perfect museums to visit in Paris? You’ve come to the right place. I’ve been to dozens of Paris museums, both large and small, in my many visits over the years. Paris is a veritable art paradise. It just oozes art, with more museums per mile than any city in the world. The … Read more

France Bucket List: 50 Amazing Landmarks in France

Planning a trip to France and need some destination inspiration? This is the ultimate guide to 50 must visit landmarks in France, for your France bucket list. France is a gorgeous country, where history lives on in its monuments. In France, you’ll find a heady mix of glamorous chateaux, towering cathedrals, medieval monuments, and iconic … Read more