Village Montmartre

I’m becoming quite a Paris Walks aficionado.  This is my fourth tour, and not my last.  I’ve stayed in Montmartre before, but there is always more to be learned, and I enjoy increasing my brain power.  If you think to yourself, “I don’t like Montmartre.  It is so touristy and full of hagglers,” you are…

Paris Walks: Paris of the Impressionists

I tagged along for another Paris Walk today and loved, loved, loved it.  Impressionism is my favorite style, and I try to include the major concepts in my photography.  Seeing the neighborhoods where famous impressionists like Monet, Manet, Renoir, and Caillebotte lived and were inspired was like being in an impressionist painting. The walk starts…

Paris Walks: The Resistance and the Occupation, Left Bank Circuit

Paris Walks is a 12 Euro walk based on a theme of your choice.  You can find their website here.  Guidebooks will mention this group if you are traveling to Paris or London.  Here are my thoughts. Pros -Guides are highly knowledgeable about the subject -There are a variety of types of tours to meet…