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Paris Travel Blog

30Jun

Paris Excursions – All of the light: Musée d’Orsay

Musée d’Orsay is the golden child of impressionist art. It houses the largest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces in the world, by recognizable painters including Monet, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Sisley, Gauguin, and Van Gogh. I promise you don’t have to be any kind of art enthusiast to get pleasure from time spent at the […]

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25May

Paris Excursions – A Romantic Weekend Away in Giverny

Giverny is most famous for being the home of famous impressionist painter Claude Monet. Monet passed by this picturesque Normandy village by train and decided to rent a home there, and eventually buy that very same home because he was so inspired by all the beauty that surrounded the area. Why not follow in Monet’s […]

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10May

Paris Excursions – Basilica du Sacré-Cœur de Montmartre

Many would argue that the best view in Paris is from the top of the Eiffel Tower. In my experience, the most magnificent and unique outlook in Paris is to be had at the very top of a beautiful church named the Sacré-Cœur. A visit to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart (Sacré-Cœur, pronounced sah-kray-kohr) offers […]

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28Apr

Sunday Mornings with our Master Pipe Organist

Guy Didier became famous in France for being the youngest organist in French history! He was only 6 years old when he took a liking to the organ. He remembers fondly sitting in church with his mother and not being able to take his eye off the organ player instead of the stage. Born and […]

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14Apr

The American Women’s Group in Paris

AWGP Paris is full of many opportunities to meet internationals as well as locals. The American Women’s Group of Paris is the perfect example of this. Originally founded in 1925, the group was created to help locals and visitors connect and explore all that Paris has to offer. If you are just visiting Paris for […]

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31Mar

Easter in Paris

Color is sprouting all around Paris, full of tulips and daffodils letting us know it’s that time of year again, Easter in France, or as they call it here, Pâques! The word Pâques derives from the latin word “pascha”, meaning “Passover”. Along with chocolate easter bunnies, children in France receive chocolate bells and fish! The […]

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