Visiting the Louvre and d’Orsay Museums

The Musee de Louvre and the d’Orsay are two of the most popular museums in Paris and if you’ve never been, you’ll want to put them high on your list. Even if you’ve been, you might want to re-visit like we did because there are always new things to see. With the Museum Pass, the combined admission…

Rome Italy- 4 Churches Called Santa Maria and a Museum Called MAXXI

There are over 900 churches in Rome and while we were there we probably visited ten. Of those, four were named after Santa Maria. There are many others with that name so it certainly can get confusing. We like to visit churches, not because we are typically religious but because they are usually places to find…

London in Winter; British Museum, Tate Modern and Borough Market

Why would we go to London in winter? It certainly wasn’t for the weather which was at best, chilly. We went to London to spend Christmas with David’s family. While that was lovely, in terms of sightseeing, the week around Christmas, may not the best time to be a tourist, but we were determined to…

San Francisco 2010-Ferry Building Farmer’s Market, MOMA, First Crush

Fresh Produce at the Ferry Building Farmer’s Market   Saturday, September 4th, 2010 The Ferry Building Farmer’s Market is one of my favorite places in San Francisco. Saturday morning we opted for coffee and pastries in the hotel’s lobby and then went down to Market street and caught the F tram to the Ferry Plaza…