The Parks and Gardens of Paris: the Perfect Pause from the Bustle of City Life

By Matt Gulizia, ISA Senior Site Specialist One of my favorite things about Paris is that although it is a cosmopolitan and densely populated city, there are plenty of opportunities to explore natural settings. With the spring season coming upon … Continue reading The Parks and Gardens of Paris: the Perfect Pause from the Bustle of City Life

Painting in Paris: The Master and the Muse

Abby Comeau is an ISA Senior Site Specialist for Europe. Abby works with students studying abroad in France and Ireland. Paris’ nimble alleyways and spacious boulevards are seamlessly woven together by the brush strokes of painters who have shaken history, and defined artistic expression as we know it today.  For centuries, this salacious queen of the European continent has been at the center of almost every movement in western art.  From Paris’ artistic influence during the Middle Ages to revolutionary cubism in the 1930s, Paris has continually nurtured artists and their craft. The city’s beauty combined with its vibrant artistic … Continue reading Painting in Paris: The Master and the Muse