Tag: museums

The Louvre courtyard in Paris
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A Great 2 Hour Tour of the Louvre

By Justin Chiotti A visit to the Louvre is amazing, inspiring and 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 minute at each piece. […]

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Two Perfect Days in Paris

I would happily live these two Paris itineraries over and over again if given the chance. Each incorporates everything I love to experience when I travel: good food, art, sight seeing, shopping and a little exercise. The Marais, where my family and I typically stay, would be an ideal jumping off […]

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Two French King-Themed Itineraries

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 […]

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Paris for Jewelry Lovers

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 […]