Graffiti in Paris

It just dawned on me that I never did finish sharing my wonderful experiences that I had in Paris earlier in the year. And so, we will leave the great outdoors and head back to the City of Love. Graffiti is a growing artistic trend in urban settings, and there are now world renowned graffiti…

The Lovely Louvre Museum

Iconic of Paris is the grandious Louvre Museum that not only holds beautiful art treasures throughout the centuries, the building itself is a historic relic. Beginning as a fortress built in 1190 by King Phillip II Augustus, the Louvre’s foundation in the lower Sully wing is one of its hidden secrets that thousands of tourists…

I’ve Got the Paris Blues

It’s been several weeks from my last post, and for that I must apologize. I’ve left you stranded in Paris with no map and I needed to return to guide you through Paris from my eyes. For those that have followed me all along and know my horse Remy Martin and I, perhaps you read…

Let’s Get Creepy at the Paris Catacombs

Beneath the elegance of Paris is a deep dark secret that many visitors miss. Little do they know they could be literally walking over someone’s grave. The Paris Catacombs is known for their seemingly endless tunnels that hold the remains of millions of reinterred Parisians long passed. In fact, the Catacombs run for over 200…

Meandering in Paris

Perhaps one of my most favorite past times while visiting Paris was walking the streets in the early morning. Starting from the fourth floor flat, I looked over the courtyard to surrounding rooftops. Neighbor’s windows right across the way reminding me of the Alfred Hitchcock movie “Rear Window.” There was a heavenly boulangerie at the…

Arc de Triomphe

The gateway to Paris’s city center is the historical monument the Arc de Triomphe. Standing strong and tall, this arched monument has honored soldiers who fought for France since the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. Commissioned by Napoleon himself in 1806 after his victory at Austerlitz, the monument was completed during the reign of King…

Masterpieces at the Musee d’Orsay

Paris, home of countless museums that hold masterpieces of the ages. The Musee d’Orsay is one of the more notable ones due to the incredible collection of Impressionist art from the masters. Monet, Cezanne, Van Gogh just to name a few. The Paris tourism bureau offers an excellent pre-purchase ticket pass that you can get…

Paris from a Different Perspective

Paris is most likely one of the most photographed cities in the world. With the advent of smart devices, everyone can have a camera in their pocket. I had visited Paris about five years ago, and security for photography was much tighter than it is now. Tripods are now allowed in public areas and places…

Parisian Views from the Eiffel Tower

When one is visiting Paris for the first time it is quite overwhelming. There is so much to see and many people go for only a short period of time. So how can one see as much as possible with the time they have? My suggestion has always been start big then go small. What…

Paris !

A city that needs no introductions, only an image of its iconic symbol – the Tour de Eiffel. Paris, the elite European city that everyone dreams to visit. Paris always calls to those that listen, and for me it was time to once again visit this beautiful jewel. I’ve had the opportunity to visit Paris…