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Movie RENOIR: Packing My Bags for the South of France

Destination: Côte d’Azur

Movie: Renoir (In French with Subtitles)

I’m a literary traveler–inspired by books, but also an art traveler, inspired by movies, artworks, museums and the lives of artists.

Renoir Movie PosterIf anything will ever make you want to book a trip to the South of France, the movie Renoir certainly will. This is a movie that is all about beautiful.  You can read my review at Reel Life with Jane to learn more about the plot and the actors, etc. but here at A Traveler’s Library, I just want to tell you about some of the opportunities for travel stirred up by this movie. Continue reading

Bored By Museums? Not Meijer Gardens.

Culture Travel

Butterflies and Bloom

Butterflies and Bloom

Destination: Grand Rapids Michigan

Museum: Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park

 By Jessica Voigts

When you hear “world-class museum,” do you sigh in anticipated boredom? Does the idea of yet another walk through a sculpture park make you want to head to the nearest café, instead? When museum or art fatigue sets in, you know it’s time to find a different way to explore the culture of a place. Continue reading