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

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

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

“The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral.” — H. L. Mencken Here’s my guide to visiting the glamorous Opera Garnier. The opera house is a must visit attraction in the beautiful city of Paris. At the Opera Garnier, box #5 is still vacant. It’s reserved for the resident ghost, … Read more

Visitor’s Guide To the Atmospheric and Underrated 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. But the Conciergerie is usually overlooked by tourists … Read more

Wrap Yourself in Water Lilies at Paris’ Musée de l’Orangerie

My wish is to stay always like this, living quietly in a corner of nature. — Claude Monet Here’s my guide to visiting Paris’ wonderful Musee de l’Orangerie. The Orangerie Museum is one of the best small museums in Paris. It’s a must visit attraction for art lovers. This is where you come to cast … Read more

Art Weekend In Paris: Guide To the Impressionism Trail in 3 Days

Planning a long art-themed weekend in Paris? If so, this is the perfect 3 days in Paris itinerary for Impressionism lovers. Paris is one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in the world. But it also has rich artistic heritage. Paris is an epicenter of art, and the epicenter of the rise of Impressionism. … Read more

Show Me the Monet! Where To Find Monet’s Art Works in Paris

Are you a fan of Claude Monet visiting Paris? If so, here’s my guide to the Monet Trail in Paris. This artsy Paris itinerary takes you to all the places where you can find and enjoy Monet’s paintings in the City of Light. If you love Monet, Paris is the perfect destination. You can walk … Read more

Guide To the Picasso Museums in Europe: the Best Places To See Picasso’s Art

Picassophiles unite! Here’s the ultimate guide to finding Picasso’s artwork and masterpieces in Europe. This Europe travel guide takes you to all the Picasso Museums in Europe — in France, Spain, Switzerland and Germany. Pablo Ruiz Picasso was a revolutionary. His art is unparalleled in terms of quality, quality, and vitality. With his countless innovations, … Read more

Guide To the Best Museums In Paris, From Superstars To Secrets

Listen up, culture vultures. Here’s my guide to the best museums in Paris. I’ve been to many Paris museums, both large and small, in my numerous visits over the years. Paris is an epicenter of museums, with superb collections. It’s a veritable paradise for art lovers. The sheer number of museums in Paris can be … Read more

Definitive Guide To All of Leonardo da Vinci’s Paintings and Where To Find Them

Obsessed with the sublime Leonardo da Vinci? Welcome to the club. So is much of society, judging from the lines to view the tourist-industry-gold Mona Lisa at the Louvre. In this Leonardo guide, I give you an overview of Leonardo’s life. And I take you on a tour of his entire body of paintings — … Read more