Top of the Tower

When my friend came to visit me in France, I used it as an excuse to do more of the tourist stuff again, despite being a resident here. This 'stuff' included finally taking a trip up to the very top of the Eiffel Tower. It was built for the World's Fair in 1889 and stands…

Meandering the Moyen Ages

A few weekends ago, I took to the streets of historical Paris again, but this time I was exploring Paris in the Middle Ages with a friend. We set off quite late in the afternoon, so when we got to some of our destinations, they were sometimes closed. It didn't stop us from seeing the…

Sunny days in the Jardin

I'm sure I've previously mentioned how much I love the Jardin du Luxembourg on a sunny day, and here I'm having a bit of a throwback to my visit in autumn, when the trees were burning and the sun was out. When I stopped by I stumbled upon a brass band playing in the bandstand playing a…

Wandering in 18th Century Paris

I recently found a collection of self-guided history walks around Paris, and have given myself the goal of completing them all by the time I leave France in August. I have so far only completed the 18th century walk, but I'm planning on getting another one done in a few weeks time. The walk took…

Disneyland Paris

My sister was surprised with a trip to the most magical place on Earth for her 21st birthday celebrations, so of course my camera and I went along for the ride!

Cimetière Père Lachaise

Back in October, my French teacher suggested that I visit Cimetière Père Lachaise, and I was not disappointed! It is the largest cemetery within the city of Paris, and can be found in the 20th arrondissement. You can find the tombs and graves of many prominent figures here, including Oscar Wilde, Chopin, and Edith Piaf…