Making an Impression on Us, or Connecting with the French Art Scene

Paris is known for its art. However, in our endless effort to expand our horizons, we recently learned that venturing just outside of The City of Light can make a lasting impression. At least it did for two of the greatest impressionists ever…

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Paris is known for its art. However, in our endless effort to expand our horizons, we recently learned that venturing just outside of The City of Light can make a lasting impression. At least it did for two of the greatest impressionists ever…

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Power Pedaling from Paris to the Sea (and back again)

For us biking is the best way to see the sights up close and at a speed where we can cover more ground than walking yet still take everything in. Our recent ride through the Normandy region of France certainly accomplished that…

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For us biking is the best way to see the sights up close and at a speed where we can cover more ground than walking yet still take everything in. Our recent ride through the Normandy region of France certainly accomplished that…

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We are Heading to Paris for Our Own Cycling Tour de France

Our friends at Backroads Travel will once again be hosting us, this time for a phenomenal journey through Normandy along the Seine River. And since it’s summer travel time, we will be combing two of our favorite activities, biking and boating… CONTINUE READING >> 

Our friends at Backroads Travel will once again be hosting us, this time for a phenomenal journey through Normandy along the Seine River. And since it’s summer travel time, we will be combing two of our favorite activities, biking and boating… CONTINUE READING >> 

A Gypsy Daughter Moves to Paris (and leaps out of her comfort zone)

As a young woman, I never imagined I’d move to France. I had no girlhood obsession with Paris, no special feelings for French culture, no Eiffel Tower prints in my college dorm room. I didn’t even like cheese…. CONTINUE READING >> 

As a young woman, I never imagined I’d move to France. I had no girlhood obsession with Paris, no special feelings for French culture, no Eiffel Tower prints in my college dorm room. I didn’t even like cheese…. CONTINUE READING >> 

Lights, Camera, Action at The Palace of Versailles

There’s nothing quite like an afternoon of opulence at the Palace of Versailles.

After a short drive out from Paris, we bypassed the waiting crowds and walked right in.

It was almost as if we belonged in a crib like this… CONTINUE READING >> 

There’s nothing quite like an afternoon of opulence at the Palace of Versailles.

After a short drive out from Paris, we bypassed the waiting crowds and walked right in.

It was almost as if we belonged in a crib like this… CONTINUE READING >>