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Locations linked to Vincent van Gogh in Paris

Locations linked to Van Gogh in Paris

After the Netherlands and Belgium, my search for places linked to life and work of Van Gogh brought me to Paris next. Vincent lived there on several occasions. But, the most important one was between 1886 and 1888 when he decided to pursue his career as a painter and learn at the art centre of his time. There are many places related to him there, so here is my guide with some of the must-see locations linked to Vincent van Gogh in Paris.

Bring Paris to your home for a day

How to bring Paris to your home for a day

Truth to be told, after eight months with no international travel, I feel some serious wanderlust. And I am aware there are bigger problems in the world right now, but I can’t help myself. I miss flying, strolling around the new city, visiting museums and falling in love with a new place. Living in Amsterdam made Paris only a three-hours-train-ride-away, and I’d visit it regularly. I called those trips my yearly pilgrimages to Paris. Since we can’t travel right now, I decided to recreate a bit of a French atmosphere in my home. And made a little guide on how to bring Paris to your home for a day.

The Best Museums in Paris

The Louvre Pyramid

Being home to some of the most famous artworks, everyone should visit some of the best museums in Paris. The French capital is a true City of Art. So many famous artists lived there. And so many art styles were founded there, as well. However, with almost 130 museums, it’s home to, it could be a bit hard to pick up the best museum in Paris to visit, for the first time visitors. That’s why here is your complete guide with all tips and tricks that will help you navigate your way through some of the best museums in Paris.

First time in Paris: Beginners art & culture guide to Paris

Tea watching at river Seine in Paris

I could visit Paris a few times per year and would never get enough of it. I’m so fortunate to live only 3 hours by train from Paris, so I’m there quite often. And after visiting it on a school trip, with friends, as a couple and on a solo trip, I’ve become a sort of ‘first time in Paris recommendations’ expert among my friends. After being asked for Paris recommendations so often, I’ve decided to create this beginners art & culture guide to Paris. Here you’re going to find a list of sights you should visit, best museums, French…

A day in Paris with CLUSE

Cluse watch and Eiffel Tower in the distance

Paris is one of the most inspirational cities I know. It’s art, design, fashion, architecture and lifestyle are something I’m always looking forward to when there. That’s the reason I am trying to visit Paris at least once per year. I’m getting so much inspiration for my projects and am always coming back home filled with new creative energy. So, here is how I’ve spent a day in Paris with CLUSE. Paris is always a good idea! Audrey Hepburn’s famous quote is  describing so well my feelings towards that beautiful city. There are so many amazing museums, buildings and art…

Paris Full of Love Giveaway

Full of Love paper art and prints

Since our theme this month is Paris, we’ve organised a nice GIVEAWAY for you! I’ve teamed up with Ana, a Paris based graphic designer behind a brand Full of Love who makes gorgeous paper art and prints. She made a series of beautiful graphics inspired by Paris and named them ‘The White City’ after one of the nicknames Paris is known for. And the best part is – she’s giving one of them to one lucky Culture Tourist’s reader. ‘The White City’ Collection In a city that’s oversaturate with cheap mass-produced souvenirs sold on its streets, Ana wanted to make something…

How to spend a day in Paris like a local

Fountain in the park in Paris

After being in Paris for already a few times now, I wanted to emerge more into the local every day life. I have already found my favourite park, museum and place for breakfast. But, I wanted to feel that famous Parisian way of living, too. So, during my recent trip to Paris I met with local Parisian Ana, who took me on a walk through a different Paris. Parisian’s Paris. How to spend a day in Paris like a local Parks We meet close to my hotel and in my favourite part of Paris, Jardin du Luxembourg in a heart…

My yearly pilgrimage to Paris

Tea looking at the Eiffel tower in Paris

Ever since I’ve first came to Paris, the city hasn’t stopped inspiring me. I’m not sure what it is exactly. The art it has, that beautiful architecture or how dreamy it becomes when it’s rainy. I’ve got so addicted to that boost of inspiration I’m getting there, that I’ve started to go on a pilgrimage to Paris every single year. My yearly pilgrimage to Paris Art – Museums of Paris Paris is a home to some of the best museums in the world. Being able to see some of my favourite painters at the same place is one of the things…