What is an Adventuress?

In honor of Women’s History Month: What is an Adventuress?  An Adventuress is a female character that has appeared in social and cultural history and is described as someone who goes against the social structure.  She is seen as a threat to that natural order of things, which is a Victorian view of how women…

Paris Adventuress Podcast

What I remember about Paris seems to be fading from my memory so I am going to do some rummaging and see if I can retrace my steps first as a 15 year old, as an exchange student. Then, as a young professional working with clients in the luxury industry. Along the way I met…

THE NOSE: A Film Review

Episode Summary of PODCAST – The Paris Adventuress The world of perfumes and their creation is beautifully shown and outlined in this new documentary film that features Francoise de Marchy the famous nose of DIOR fragrances. He shares at the beginning of the film that his goal is to literally ‘up the game’ and improve…

Paris was my Classroom: I didn’t need the schoolroom.

I learned about history & culture outside the classroom: This is the moment when learning can step outside the box. I was lucky. My parents were travelers. They felt the classroom, was the world. I spent the second half of a school year in Paris, after completing what I needed to pass 8th grade. Well,…

La Vie Romantique

A museum to visit that shares the history of Chopin & Georges Sands The world of the romantic artists and writers in Paris was an exciting time to be alive. As you begin your journey to this era this museum is a perfect place to start. Without the fanfare of a major Paris museum the…

Book Review:

The Paris Adventuress reviews this book and recommends it for your next visit. What does an insider’s guide look like for one of the most written about cities in the world? PARIS IN STRIDE from Rizolli books. Sarah Moroz is a Paris-based journalist, writer, and translator. Jessie Kanelos Weiner is an American illustrator, author, and food stylist based…

Paris Rises: New Heroes For France

It is not easy sitting here. The winds are rustling the palm trees outside my doorway.  The Pacific Ocean is deep gray blue telling me that the wind is fierce out to sea. I am 5000 miles away from the city I love as it lives through a virus no one anticipated nor prepared for….

Secret Passages of Paris

I felt completely at home in my petite Paris studio located inside the building that is part of a Passage in Paris; but where was I really? I had stepped back in time and into one of the charming locations that make Paris so special, the PASSAGE. The stories of the secret passages of Paris…