PALACE OF VERSAILLES: A PHOTO DIARY

The Palace of Versailles is one of the most photogenic landmarks in France. You may recognize the infamous Hall of Mirrors and the Orangery from social media, magazines, blogs, etc. Before stepping foot on the estate, I was determined to capture the perfect shot of those trademark images. That being said, nearly every inch of the Palace of Versailles and it’s estate, is photo-worthy. In fact, some of my favorite photos from the property were not your standard shots. Continue Reading

A GARGOYLES VIEW: WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE VISITING NOTRE DAME

“Paris, the city of lovers is glowing this evening, true that’s because it’s on fire but still there’s l’amour” — The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Fun fact you may not know about me: I constantly listen to Disney movie soundtracks when drafting blog posts {and in life in general}. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that during my first trip to Paris, I made it my mission to get a peek at what it was those Gargoyles were constantly singing about in the Hunchback of Notre Dame.  Continue Reading

BECAUSE, PARIS

And it’s ‘New Music Friday’ on Spotify which always lends itself to wasting time, writing and discovering new tunes. Even in Paris. The fact that I can articulate the day of the week is impressive at this stage of traveling. I have lacked any type of routine or structure for weeks. The last time I spent this amount of time in a single city was, oh wouldn’t you know it, Paris.

So I’m back. Continue Reading