The Impressionists weren’t always popular. With their tendency to paint quickly and en plein air (outside) in order to capture the changing light, they shocked and appalled the Paris art scene in the mid-1800s. Nowadays though, we’ve learned to appreciate the visible brushstrokes and vivid sense of movement which characterize Impressionist painting. Whether you’re a […]

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When we think of Paris, we tend to think of romance, but why let the couples have all the fun? Paris is packed with fascinating museums, sensational shopping and of course, killer cocktails. Why not leave the men (and the kids) at home and rally the ladies for a girls weekend in Paris? You’ve earned […]

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Paris is a wonderful city, full of treasures, and gardens are part of it, especially in the Springtime. Here is a selection of some of the most beautiful gardens of Paris where to watch trees and flowers blossom on your next vacation in Paris. The must-see : the Tuileries garden  Designed in its formal French […]

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