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The People of Venice

Santa Maria della Salute, Venice
Santa Maria della Salute

Destination: Venice, Italy

Book: The City of Falling Angels, by John Berendt (2005)

John Berendt is a superb story-teller, and Venice is overflowing with stories. That combination makesThe City of Falling Angels a terrific read for travelers. Continue reading The People of Venice

Children’s Book Goes to Monet’s Garden

Destination: Giverny, France

Book: Linnea Visits Monet’s Garden by Christina Björk and Lena Anderson

A Visit to Claude Monet’s Garden

A Guest Post by Mara Gorman

When I was planning our family’s trip to Paris last summer, I knew that we would make a day trip to see the painter Claude Monet’s house and garden, which are located in Giverny, right next to the village of Vernon, about an hour outside the city. I had last visited myself nearly twenty years before when I was in college, and had done so because of a book given to me by my mother,[amazonify]9129583144::text:::: Linnea in Monet’s Garden [/amazonify] by Christina Björk and Lena Anderson. Continue reading Children’s Book Goes to Monet’s Garden