Posts by Kelly Richman-Abdou

Kelly Richman-Abdou

Kelly Richman-Abdou is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. An art historian living in Paris, Kelly was born and raised in San Francisco and holds a BA in Art History from the University of San Francisco and an MA in Art and Museum Studies from Georgetown University. When she’s not writing, you can find Kelly wandering around Paris, whether she’s leading a tour (as a guide, she has been interviewed by BBC World News America and France 24) or simply taking a stroll with her husband and two tiny daughters.

March 19, 2023

A Light-Hearted History of April Fools’ Day, an Unofficial Holiday Celebrated Around the World

Happy April Fools' Day! Every year on April 1st, fun-loving jokesters dupe, deceive, and play pranks on others—all under the guise of honoring an unofficial holiday. Have you ever wondered why we have a day dedicated to making mischief? Although pinpointing the exact origin of the humorous holiday is tricky, countries around the world have reveled in their own versions of April Fools' Day for centuries.

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March 11, 2023

20 Treasures To Make St. Patrick’s Day Even More Magical

Looking for a way to get in the spirit of St. Patrick's Day? If so, you're in luck! To celebrate this enchanting holiday, we've put together a treasure trove of goodies that is bound to brighten up your holiday. Whether you want to wish someone a happy holiday or treat yourself this St. Patrick's Day, you're sure to find something that tickles your fancy.

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February 16, 2023

25 Fun Travel Essentials for Creative Globetrotters

For many tourists, taking a trip is all about the destination. However, seasoned travelers know that getting there can be half the fun—especially if you get creative with your carry-on! Packed with fun travel essentials, this collection of travel products ensures everything will be smooth sailing. From organizational aids and in-flight entertainment to tools that guarantee stress-free sightseeing, these unique travel gifts are perfect for the jet-setters and globe-trotters in your life.

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