While headed to Scandinavia this spring I had the chance to stop in Paris for one week! I can’t believe I hadn’t yet visited this iconic city. And spring in Paris is as romantic and beautiful as they say. We did most of our exploring of Paris in three days and spent the rest of […]
In spite of my last name, my ancestry is french, so I am especially interested in the great country of France.
I love nature and art, so it follows that Impressionism is my favorite art form. The movement was started in the late 1800s around Paris when life got a little easier and people were able to get out into the countryside. Artists such as Claude Monet began to break with traditions of painting myths, people […]
What is Versailles Versailles started out as a humble hunting lodge and was then transformed into an ostentatious showing of wealth and power as the Palace of the sun king, Louis XIV. It is a huge palace with wings for servants, aristocracy, but also public rooms for the masses to view the opulence of the […]
In just two weeks, I will be going on my first trip to Paris. The City of Lights is so prevalent throughout literature it has always been high on my list of places I hope to visit. Its long history is so rich and its contribution to the arts so strong. Here are a few […]
This article is written by my first guest blogger, Roxana Oliver. Although I am already married, many of these locales have been on my bucket list for romantic anniversary trips and put me in a Valentine’s day state of mind. At the end of the article, I will also let you know where I spent […]