I am not a historian, but I do love history. Part of the fun of visiting France is learning about its rulers and the magnificent structures they built and inhabited. French history has so much drama and intrigue. The more you see, the more certain names and timelines stick in […]
By Justin Chiotti The Louvre experience is amazing, inspiring, and, let’s face it, overwhelming. You’ll find yourself breezing past masterpieces on your way to other masterpieces. Don’t worry, it’s natural and unavoidable to feel this way– it would take over two months to see the entire museum if you spent one […]
My good friend Alexis Vourvoulis is a Graduate Gemologist and an expert on antique jewelry. I was lucky enough to accompany her on a visit to the Musée des Arts Decoratifs and she shared her wealth of knowledge with me. While, it’s unlikely most of us will ever own pieces like the […]
When my mom visited me in Paris in April she told me she’d always wanted to visit The Palace of Fontainebleau. I knew there was a fancy hotel in Miami by the same name, but a palace about 50 minutes outside of Paris not so much.