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Traveling Artist In Residence

Marie French is the owner and travel concierge for Soleil Travels and is a seasoned traveler traveling to over 25 countries around the world for pleasure and for work. She is wonder-struck each time she embarks on a new destination and with eyes opened she is inspired, challenged at times, and reminded of why she travels in the first place. To see and immerse herself in the world so that each destination is like a private hero's journey to see the world and herself with new eyes. She longs to share the beauty of seeing differently while traveling, savoring the moments, and digging deep into a location. Have a sip of coffee or tea with me and let's design your hero's journey and inspire you to see and think differently about the world, and explore a deeper travel experience.

Marie French Is A Prolific Artist, Designer, And Author Whose Career Spans Four Decades. Her Artistic Production Includes Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Fabric Design, Clothing Design, And Public Art. Her Public Art Installations Are Located At The ALS Headquarters In St Louis, East End Hospice In NY, And Sienna Spirituality Center In Bridgehampton, NY. Shows Have Been Held At The Cummer Gallery In Jacksonville, Florida; SIenna Spirituality Center; East End Arts Council Gallery, The Montauk Gallery; Crazy Monkey Gallery In Amagansett; Parrish Art Museum; Tere Mondo In Colorado; Michael Lamb Interiors; The Paisano Gallery In Marfa, TX, Kiowa Gallery In Alpine, TX And Commercial Installations At The Panoramic View Resort In Montauk, NY

Marie is now located in Southern Pines, North Carolina, where she is actively planning personalized travel for others and herself, as well as, creating with paint and clay and jotting her ideas for future creative opportunities. 

Travel Services

Are you looking to get away? I can help.  Here are a few ways that I can take the stress away from planning your travel.

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Custom Itineraries

If you're looking for someone that plans trips, you're in the right place. I am a custom travel planner here to help you create a personalized experience for each vacation.

Notary Stamps


As a mobile notary, I can travel from location to location to perform document signings, whether at your home or in and around Moore, Hoke, and Lee counties in North Carolina.

Travel Blog

Passport Photos

Need a passport photo? I carefully follow the Specific Department of State Requirements for Digital Passport Photos.

Creative Offerings

Travel Tips

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