Being the mother of two small but rambunctious boys and the teacher of about 80 very eager language learners, I don’t have much time for one of my favorite pastimes, reading. I do love to collect novels that I start reading when on vacation; I also love to peruse blogs, some by people that I [...]
This post is part of the first ArtSmart Blogging Roundtable, “Paintings in a Museum.” You can visit the posts of the other bloggers, listed at the bottom of this page, and connect with us on the Art Travel Bloggers page on Facebook. The Uffizi Gallery in Florence, Italy is the home of the world’s greatest [...]
I believe that the average traveler would be more likely to appreciate the often heavy, mostly religious art in Florence, Italy with a bit of context and background information. I hope that through this little art history lesson, travelers to Florence may have some tools to understand the rest of this city’s Renaissance treasures. Florence [...]
Florence, Italy is one of my favorite places in the world, and its art is one of the main reasons. Florence was the first place I fell in love with as a traveler, and after having studied its art in three art history courses, I know quite a bit about the rich history and art [...]
Welcome! I'm Jenna. This Is My Happiness reflects my passion for culture, art, and travel. I write about these topics with the aim of providing a deeper look at destinations. I also write for Travel Mindset and am an AFAR ambassador.