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

30 Beautiful Chateaux in France

Are you in search of a beautiful chateaux to visit in France? Look no further. Here’s my guide to the 30 most beautiful chateaux in France. France conjures up visions of fairytale castles, stately Renaissance architecture, and ribbons of verdant vineyards. This is where France is the Frenchest. Some of these glorious chateaux are right … Read more

10+ Must See Van Gogh Paintings at Paris’ Musee d’Orsay

Here’s my guide to the most famous Vincent Van Gogh paintings to see at the Musee d’Orsay in Paris. If you’re a fan of the Post-Impressionist artist Van Gogh, the Musee d’Orsay is a must visit attraction in Paris. In total, the Orsay museum has 24 Van Gogh paintings. It’s one of the world’s largest … Read more

The Perfect 5 Days in Paris Itinerary

Planning a trip to Paris? If you need some destination inspiration, this is the perfect 5 days in Paris itinerary. 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 large city in Europe. Paris is an ocean though. It … 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

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

Top 15 Cities in Europe for Art Lovers, For a Cultural City Break

Are you an art lover looking for the perfect cultural European city break or weekend getaway? If so, here’s my guide to the 15 best cities in Europe for art lovers. These artsy cities are home to Europe’s best museums and art collections. For each of these European cities, I tell you where to find … Read more

30 Amazing Small Museums With Supersized Collections

Looking for some excellent museums to put on your art bucket list? 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 … 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 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