Where Is Napoleon Buried? Visit the Revolutionary’s Paris Tomb
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Where Is Napoleon Buried? Visit the Revolutionary’s Paris Tomb

I’d been to Paris a few times but had never visited Napoleon’s tomb, so when I went in February 2023, I knew I needed to visit! Napoleon is such an iconic figure (not always for good reason) and as the First Consul of France, I knew he would be buried somewhere spectacular. I just didn’t…

Is The Palace of Versailles Worth It? Everything You Need to Know
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Is The Palace of Versailles Worth It? Everything You Need to Know

Although I’ve been to Paris many times, last year marked the first time that I visited Versailles. I was surprised (in both good and bad ways) by the castle, so I can give you my first-hand experience as an art historian about what makes this historic site so special and answer the question Is the…

What Is the Best Casino in Montreal? A Local’s Review
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What Is the Best Casino in Montreal? A Local’s Review

What’s the best casino in Montreal? Technically, there’s only one in Montreal proper, the Casino de Montréal. However, there are two more gaming halls nearby: The Playground and the Magic Palace. Each one offers something different, and this post will dive into the details of all of them. I have fond memories of casinos —…

An Art Historian’s Guide To the 7 Impressionist Museums in Paris
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An Art Historian’s Guide To the 7 Impressionist Museums in Paris

Welcome to the first post in a new series called “An Art Historian’s Guide” — we’ll be starting with impressionist museums in Paris. This series will be my guide to museums and artistic movements around the world.   As an art historian, how I interact with museums is different than the average person strolling through…