Paris – Trials And Tribulations While Visiting Beautiful France

Paris - TowerRecently I have been thinking about our future travels, as well as some of the amazing places we have been since we have been married. It also made me start thinking back to the first international trip we took across the pond to Paris, France in May 1999. It was a dream of mine that I had since I was a little kid, and I can still remember having excited butterflies in my stomach the night before we left. I could hardly wait, lol. Continue reading “Paris – Trials And Tribulations While Visiting Beautiful France”

The Opéra Garnier, Paris – Discover it’s History and it’s Treasures

Opera Garnier - OutsideAs one of the most famous opera houses in the world, and a symbol of Paris, we definitely had to see the Opéra Garnier on our trips to Paris in October 2006 For a bit of history, the Opera house opened on January 5, 1875, it was originally called the Salle des Capucines, because of its location on the Boulevard des Capucines in the 9th arrondissement of Paris. However, it soon became known as the Palais Garnier or just the Opéra. Continue reading “The Opéra Garnier, Paris – Discover it’s History and it’s Treasures”

The Musée d’Orsay Museum – 19th Century Art, Paris

Musée d’Orsay - BldgWe have traveled quite a bit since we got married, but there is one place that grabbed a hold of me and makes me want to go back trip after trip. I am talking about Paris and the city of lights. One of the things I enjoyed seeing the most amazing collections of impressionist and post-impressionist art in the world. While the Louvre is amazing, there is one place I enjoyed more, The Musée d’Orsay.  I fell in love with this museum. Continue reading “The Musée d’Orsay Museum – 19th Century Art, Paris”