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 […]
In spite of my last name, my ancestry is french, so I am especially interested in the great country of France.
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 […]