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…

Left Bank Inspirations

A Rainy day in Paris is the perfect day for a museum adventure; even if you have been to the same museum before, there is always something new to discover. If you are visiting Paris for the first time, its a good idea to purchase a museum pass for a minimum of 2 days, as…

Luxury Palace: Virtual Tour

Versailles Palace: Luxury without Boundries My recent trip to Versailles (I have already visited three times in my lifetime) was a revelation.  I had always pictured Versailles in my mind after reading the history of the many illustrious former residents, so it made me cry when I finally saw it over 20 years ago for…