Hi from Rick: Sharing the Magic of Paris
Imagine riding the escalator up from the Métro, turning the corner, and seeing the Eiffel Tower rocketing joyfully into the sky for the very first time. Imagine sharing that experience with your mother. I did that as a 14-year-old in 1969 and it's a memory I've treasured ever since. I did the same thing with my girlfriend last month — creating a bevy of rich memories.
One of my favorite things in life is sharing the cultural wonders of Europe with people seeing them for the first time. And to do it with someone special is the ultimate.
We strolled market streets in "village Paris," mastered the Métro, stood before art she'd always dreamed of seeing in person — the Venus de Milo, Winged Victory, Mona Lisa, and so many canvases by Monet, Degas, and Van Gogh. For our last evening we did the Parisian café ritual… Read more