The Future Art Historian’s Guide to Rome

A little flashback – The trip to Italy was planned by my school as a senior field trip with my art class in September 2006. Art was my major in high school, and I just couldn’t wait to go to Rome to spend one whole week full of visiting churches, museums, palaces, and gardens in … Continue reading “The Future Art Historian’s Guide to Rome”

The Insane Road Trip through France Part III: Mediterranean, here we go!

The Insane Road Trip through France Part III: Camargue region and the Mediterranean! After Iris and I had spent our second night in the Avignon area, we left to drive further south, towards the Mediterranean. On our way, we stopped to see the Nîmes, which used to be a relevant dwelling during the time of the … Continue reading “The Insane Road Trip through France Part III: Mediterranean, here we go!”

The Insane Road Trip through France Part II: Provence

The Insane Road Trip through France Part II – Onward to Provence! After our first night stop in the Rhône-Alpes region we drove further south. Slowly, but steadily it was getting hotter and hotter. At some point on the road south we had 52 degrees in our car — which did not have air conditioning! Even … Continue reading “The Insane Road Trip through France Part II: Provence”

The Insane Road Trip through France: Off to the Rhône-Alpes

I had to split this story into three parts, because it would have been too long otherwise… This first post covers the trip through the Rhône-Alpes; from there we drove on to the Provence, after that we were headed for the Mediterranean — Beware, this is a road trip tale of epic misadventures! Now this is just … Continue reading “The Insane Road Trip through France: Off to the Rhône-Alpes”

The Future Art Historian’s Guide to Paris

I have to be honest, this trip was actually trip organized by my school back in June 2006, which offered all students in my class, who were taking courses in art or French, a trip to Paris. A once in a lifetime chance to go to Paris for a small amount of money to improve … Continue reading “The Future Art Historian’s Guide to Paris”