Art o’clock. Classic and modern art. Not a visit possible in Paris without many croissants, Eiffel Tower views and at least one museum. What have I learned about art and time is not a lot, but here it is – c’est ici – Traveling, books, never stop learning, speaking French, making time visiting museums, are all investments in myself – that help me see the bigger picture.Continue reading “From Paris with Art”
Voilà. I went last time to Strasbourg in a warm weekend in February that made me think Spring is on its way. I remember walking on a street called Rue de Printemps (Spring) near the European Parliament. There is something romantic walking in any French city, but especially one with the name of a season.Continue reading “Bonsoir Printemps, Strasbourg”
Most memorable day trips from Nice were Saint-Jean-Cap Ferrat and Eze. In this order. Followed closely by Antibes, that I discovered with a new friend from Austria. And Cannes, where we went by train and attended in the evening the annual fireworks festival, in front of famous Cannes Croisette.Continue reading “Côte d’Azur & Belle Voyages”
We still cannot make plans for the summer, but we can dream and revisit past travel destinations. In the last days I reflected on favorite summer trips where I would like to return, from a Promenade in the South of France, fado rhythms of the Atlantic Ocean, Italian towns, to German castles and my hometown at the shore of the Black Sea.Continue reading “Côte d’Azur. Nice & Belle chérie”
Wandering around in Colmar one summrr among well preserved half-timbered houses, I was inspired to stop and write a sentence or two instead of photographing. Is amazing when this is happening.Continue reading “Once Upon a Time … in Colmar”
L’art se porte bien. During autumn, I revisited some of my favorite places in Paris and discover new passages and la Galerie Vivienne in the 2nd arrondissement, an elegant glass-roofed gallery. Bien sûr, no city is perfect, but for me those days have been parfait. Voilà!Continue reading “Perfect Paris”
Many books and travel guides were already written about Paris. Is hard to add some new or original relevant content, so I will just write my raw thoughts of the city about the best 7 decisions from 7 trips I took while in Paris and the ultimate cliché, since I can’t resist those.