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

Here’s my guide to visiting the ravishing Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris. After the Musee d’Orsay, the Marmottan is the premiere destination for Impressionism in Paris. The Marmottan is a small almost secret museum in Paris tucked away in the 16th arrondissement. The museum is a veritable hidden gem in Paris. You won’t have to … Read more

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

Here’s my guide to visiting the spectacular Musée d’Orsay in Paris. In this guide, I take you on tour of 25+ of the Musée d’Orsay’s must see masterpieces and famous paintings. 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 … Read more

How To Take a Virtual Tour of Paris’ Louvre and See Every Masterpiece

Wondering if you can tour the Louvre virtually from home? Here’s my guide to exploring all the Louvre’s must see masterpieces online. If you love art, the Louvre is likely on your Paris or museum bucket list. The Louvre is the largest, busiest, most visited museum in the world. It displays 35,000 works of art … 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 best museums 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 sheer number … Read more

20+ Underrated Masterpieces At The Louvre That Aren’t The Mona Lisa

Planning a visit to the Louvre Museum in Paris? Here’s my guide to discovering the Louvre’s secret underrated masterpieces and hidden gems. There’s so much more to the Louvre than checking the Mona Lisa off your bucket list. There are plenty of hidden gems in the Louvre, where you can avoid a bacchanalia of crowds, … Read more

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

Fascinated with Leonardo da Vinci’s famous Mona Lisa? Here’s my guide to 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 the … 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

Visitor’s Guide To La Conciergerie, a Paris Hidden Gem

Here’s my guide to visiting the Conciergerie in Paris. The turreted medieval citadel looms, rather menacingly, over the Seine. It’s hard to miss it. Yet, La Conciergerie is one of Paris’ most enigmatic monuments. The impressive medieval palace comes complete with turrets and a UNESCO-listed grand hall. It was once a major detention center during … Read more