Place Vendôme

Christmastime in Paris: Where You Need to Go!

Paris at Christmastime is simply magique. Last week, I visited central Paris (the 1st arrondissement) to see the...
Long Stay Visa for France as an American

How to Get a Long-Stay Visa for France as an American

About a year ago, I decided I wanted to move to France. After some research, I decided to...
Hotel Grand Amour Paris

Hôtel Grand Amour | Paris

I had the chance to stay at Hôtel Grand Amour this past summer, when I had a gap...
Place Vendôme

Christmastime in Paris: Where You Need to Go!

Paris at Christmastime is simply magique. Last week, I visited central Paris (the 1st arrondissement) to see the...
Long Stay Visa for France as an American

How to Get a Long-Stay Visa for France as an American

About a year ago, I decided I wanted to move to France. After some research, I decided to...
Hotel Grand Amour Paris

Hôtel Grand Amour | Paris

I had the chance to stay at Hôtel Grand Amour this past summer, when I had a gap...

Welcome to Culture Passport

Hey there! I am a writer and photographer from New York discovering cities, art, and architecture abroad. Here I share my thoughts on the world, my best tips for traveling and of course my favorite memories from each destination I visit. My work has been featured by the Paris and Nice Tourism Offices, Art Basel, and Refinery 29. Keep reading to find a few of my favorite destinations to get you started. Amusez-vous!

Paris ⟶

I’ve recently settled in Paris and can’t wait to share all my favorite spots with you! Stay tuned for my updates and click through below to some of my past experiences in the beautiful city of light…

 
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{art world} MAMAC Nice

In the summer of 1990, the Musée d’art moderne et d’art contemporain, or MAMAC for short, opened its...
La Popote D'Ondine, Nice

La Popote D’Ondine | Nice

Before heading to the Museum of Modern & Contemporary Art in Nice, I stopped off at this wonderful...
Nice Vielle Ville

20 Photos That Prove Nice is Absolutely Gorgeous in June

I have to admit I was fairly skeptical about my trip to Nice, after being so disappointed in...
Le Garde Manger, Aix-en-Provence, France

{bonne adresse} Le Garde Manger

I absolutely loved discovering Le Garde Manger, a new café in the heart of Aix-en-Provence. After spending two...
Paul Cézanne's Studio, Aix-en-Provence, France

Inside the Studio of Paul Cézanne

It seems like so many towns in the south of France are known for their contribution to art...
Rue Fernand Dol, Aix-en-Provence

16 Magical Places to Discover in Aix-en-Provence

I read somewhere that Aix-en-Provence has over 1000 fountains. After exploring the city for one week in June,...
Cote des Basques Biarritz

Beautiful Views | La Côte des Basques

La Côte des Basques is one of the most beautiful coastlines in all of Biarritz, characterized by the...
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{bonne adresse} Café Miremont

Founded in 1872, Café Miremont is one of the oldest patisseries in Biarritz. During its heyday, it was...
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Hôtel du Palais | Biarritz

The Hôtel du Palais is undoubtedly the most luxurious and glamorous hotel in Biarritz. Perched above sealevel, yet...
Ermita de San Roque, Santa Cruz Alicante

Barrio Santa Cruz | Alicante

I spent a bit of time looking for the Barrio Santa Cruz that everyone says is the prettiest...
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{above the city} Ocean Views from Castillo de Santa Barbara, Alicante

On a bright Tuesday morning, I started out my day looking for the Barrio Santa Cruz and ended...
Alicante

{on the coast} Alicante, Spain

I nearly decided to visit Murcia instead of Alicante during my trip and once I arrived in Alicante,...
Grand Place Brussels

A Brussels Weekend in 20 Photos

On a warm Saturday morning, I headed to the airport in Nice to catch my Brussels-bound flight on...
Third Floor, Vanhaerents Collection

The Vanhaerents Art Collection of Brussels

Touring collections like the Vanhaerents are a huge part of why I travel. There’s something really special about...
Grand Place Brussels

The Culture Guide to Brussels

Brussels is one of those quintessential European cities that has a strong influence of two vastly different cultures....
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