I don’t know why – I don’t recall reading it anywhere – but I just knew that stopping by the Louvre at sunset would be a beautiful sight. And fortunately, it didn’t disappoint! Given our short visit, we decided against visiting the Louvre as it’s so huge you could easily spend an entire day there. … Continue reading The Louvre at Sunset
Paris and shopping, I mean they do kinda go hand in hand. So off to the Champs-Élysées we went! There were so many shops — and a LINE just to get into Louis Vitton! Ridiculous. I was totally crushing on these high-heeled-high-tops in one store… but couldn’t fathom spending $250 on them! And of course… Continue reading Shopping & People Watching In Paris
After a quick breakfast at the hotel – with the most DELICIOUS croissants, we were off to Notre Dame! We arrived just before noon, and it turns out they still hold services, so we were able to witness mass. Notre Dame was overwhelming. I don’t consider myself to be that religious, but you couldn’t help… Continue reading Gosh Notre-Dame It!
Of course our first real stop in Paris was the Eiffel Tower. This was literally 10 minutes from our hotel, by foot. It was wonderful! It’s just too tall to fit in the frame straight! We had been warned that the line can get pretty bad, and it did loop around the plaza beneath the… Continue reading Ascending Eiffel
I mean, we were taking the time off to fly across the ocean. A trip we likely won’t get to make again, so you better believe we were fitting a trip to Paris into things! To get there, we had to wake up at 5am to have enough time to dress, last-minute pack and get… Continue reading Eurostar to Paris!
Mwahahaha now I KNOW you have this song stuck in your head. Go ahead, thank me. 😉 But visiting the London Eye was the name of the game the evening of our full day in London, on bank holiday no less! Yes, we managed to be in town for the first Monday after May 1st. … Continue reading London Eyes Are Watching You
So we left off after taking a look at Westminster Abbey where I wistfully dreamed of marrying a prince and gawked at the beautiful architecture and almost incomprehensible amount of history that has occurred there. Then we made a mad dash to Buckingham Palace to try and catch the changing of the guard. And a… Continue reading Of Palaces and Towers in London