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Discovering the French Riviera, Part 3: Nice, France (again)

Henri Matisse Museum, La Massara and More in Nice Escaping to the beauty that is Monte Carlo, Monaco, sometimes leaves an inspired explorer feeling lethargic. Picturesque palm trees, sailboats floating ever so gently and luxurious amenities at every corner entrance passerby, hypnotizing them into utmost tranquility. Therefore, we opted to forego buses and trains on the … Continue reading Discovering the French Riviera, Part 3: Nice, France (again)

Discovering the French Riviera, Part One: Nice, France

The holidays already seem like a distant dream. I was frolicking across the French Riviera just a week ago, but it feels like an eternity. Perhaps the freezing Washington, DC air is to blame... At least I have fond and fresh memories to keep me afloat as I settle back into reality. This is the … Continue reading Discovering the French Riviera, Part One: Nice, France

Parisian Graffiti and Studded Leather in Montmartre

Montmartre - A bohemian's paradise, where gypsies, tourists, painters and romantics conglomerate under the Basilique du Sacré-Coeur. Set atop a gradually-inclining hill, the Catholic haven provides unrivaled views of Paris.  Personally, however, I believe the most curious, intriguing attractions rest on walls throughout the old district - that is, graffiti. Although spraying paint on public … Continue reading Parisian Graffiti and Studded Leather in Montmartre