Category Archives: Museums

Villa Farnesina, Santa Maria in Trastevere and Hotel Forum Restaurant

With just a couple of days left in our week in Rome, Thursday found us visiting a somewhat out-of-the-way neighborhood, that is, Trastevere, on the west side of the Tiber River.  We would visit one of the private-home art museums, … Continue reading

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MACRO, Galleria Borghese and Ristorante Il Viaggio in Rome

Over our first three days in Rome, we covered all the ultra-touristy attractions: we rode the Hop-on, Hop-off bus, and saw the Colosseum and the Sistine Chapel (and the Vatican Museums).  With that under our belt, it was time to … Continue reading

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Sistine Chapel, Libreria del Viaggiatore and Frigidarium Gelateria

I’d like you to believe that this is a photo I took during our visit to the Sistine Chapel.  But anyone who has visited there knows that such photo taking is strictly forbidden.  No, this and other photos I have … Continue reading

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Musee des Beaux Arts in Strasbourg and Lunch at Le Kyoto

Tuesday in Strasbourg meant for me another day to explore on my own, while poor Therese continued the workshop with her customer (admittedly, that workshop was what brought us to France, so I can’t complain too loudly about it, although … Continue reading

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Overview of Three Weeks in Rome and Venice Italy

After our month-long trip in July of 2016, we decided that we wanted to do another long trip like that.  This time, for the last three weeks of October, we visited Italy – one week staying at a Hilton Garden … Continue reading

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Our Daytrip to Colmar, France on Fête Nationale 2017

During most of our week in Strasbourg, Therese was in workshops with her company and its client, while I was free to roam about and explore.  Toward the end of the week, though, her workshop finished and we had the … Continue reading

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Strasbourg’s Musée de l’Œuvre Notre-Dame is Extraordinary

Yes indeed, the Musée de l’Œuvre Notre-Dame in Strasbourg is extraordinary.  Normally, I wouldn’t give it all away in the title.  In the course on blog writing that I took at NYU years ago that led me to start this blog, … Continue reading

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