FAMOUS IN AMSTERDAM

Well…more like just famous in a hotel in Amsterdam! Here’s the scoop: During the summer, this lady emailed me about using my Amsterdam photos that she found on my blog here to display outside the elevators of the Courtyard Marriott floors. At first, I was a bit skeptical wondering if this was ‘for real’ but [...]

AU REVOIR MY LOVE

AU REVOIR MY LOVE

Love and Paris go hand in hand. The proof is in Paris’ love lock bridge (previously) located at Pont des Arts, a bridge over the beautiful Seine River. Lover’s from all around the world gathered on this bridge, placed their padlocks on its rails and throw their keys into the river - locking in their love [...]

LET THEM EAT CAKE

LET THEM EAT CAKE

If you haven't heard of the Palace of Versailles, it's an incredible Palace (now museum) that was built by Louis XIV, the king of France from 1643 - 1715. If you're thinking about visiting The Palace of Versailles, you 100% should. Just an hour train ride from Paris, it's one of the most beautiful examples of architecture [...]

EI-FFEL IN LOVE WITH PARIS

EI-FFEL IN LOVE WITH PARIS

One of the most recognizable landmarks in the entire world, the Eiffel Tower is an absolute must-visit when you’re in Paris! The tower was built by French architect and engineer Gustave Eiffel (who also designed the Statue of Liberty) in 1889. It was constructed for the Exposition Universelle, celebrating 100 years since the French Revolution. Avery [...]

NO HUNCHBACKS HERE

NO HUNCHBACKS HERE

One of the biggest items on my travel to-do list was to visit Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris. Prior to visiting, my knowledge of the cathedral extended about as far as watching Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, but I had heard how beautiful it was inside and I wanted it to be one of the first places [...]

A HIDDEN PARIS GEM

A HIDDEN PARIS GEM

Paris is filled with massively popular sight seeing attractions- the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, Sainte Chapelle, the Louvre … the list goes on and one. One of the not so well known sights is the Palais Royale located in Paris’ 1st Arrondissement. After a long day of exploring the Museum of Louvre, we stumbled upon the Colonnes [...]