Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists



Monet Landscapes of Bougival, France

Monet Landscapes of The Alluring Village Bougival Bougival is a lovely village that inspired many Claude Monet landscapes. The village is located only 17 kms west of Paris. It is situated in the Drionne valley between the hills of Louveciennes and Jonchère. Art… Continue Reading →

Biography of the Impressionists set in Belle Epoque Paris

The biography: The Private Lives of the Impressionists By Sue Roe This book is a stunning biography of many of the artists in the impressionism art movement. Roe provides a fascinating account of the lives of the Impressionists within the… Continue Reading →

The Female Impressionist – Berthe Morisot

Berthe Morisot (Bourges 1841 – Paris 1895) Did you know that the female impressionist Berthe Morisot was one of the pioneering French artists of the impressionism art movement? In fact, during her life time, she was more successful than the… Continue Reading →

Honfleur Normandy

Honfleur is where impressionism began! Many art historians believe that Honfleur, Normandy is the place where impressionism originated. It was here where the young and aspiring Claude Monet and his friend Alfred Sisley began studying light effects under the guidance… Continue Reading →

Montmartre Travel & the Impressionism Trail

Montmartre Travel – In the Footsteps of the Impressionists A trip to Paris is incomplete without a visit to the bohemian district of Montmartre. It was and still is a magnet for artists, writers, painters, musicians, sculptors and intellectuals from… Continue Reading →

Travelling in Paris – Visit the Wondeful Petit Palais

When travelling in Paris, I highly recommend that you visit the lesser known museum – Petit Palais. This museum is an architectural beauty dating back to 1900, situated on the avenue des Champs-Elysées. The impressive building was built for the… Continue Reading →

The One & Only Musee D’Orsay !

When in Paris you MUST go to Musee D’Orsay!  You cannot call Musée d’Orsay (Orsay Museum Paris) a hidden gem. In fact, it is listed as the number ONE place to go on Tripadvisor when travelling in Paris. And yes,… Continue Reading →

France – Normandie & the Impressionists

Do you love the Impressionists? Are you visiting France? – Normandy is where it all happened!! One cannot separate the history of Impressionism and Normandie in France. It was here in Normandy, where it all began. The beautiful north-western part… Continue Reading →

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