Tag Archives: France

Exploring Ile-de-la-Cite – the heart of Medieval Paris

ile-de-la-cite Paris

Paris, the city of love, can take your breathe away at times. Most people spend around 5 days in the city, although 7 days would allow for a better pace in my opinion. I recommend that you spend one of those days exploring Monmartre, one visiting the Louvre and then another one of those days exploring Ile-de-la-Cite, the […]

Falling in love with the amazing Stained Glass windows of Sainte Chapelle

Sainte chapelle

One of my favourite sites of Paris, without a doubt is Sainte Chapelle. It could be the way that history, politics and religion are interwoven through the background. It could be the religious power of the chapel that came with housing the crown of thorns. It could even be the intricate detail of the external […]

The Louvre – Skip the Queues and Survive the Musee de Louvre!

The Louvre – Skip the Queues and Survive the Musee de Louvre

The Louvre is one of the largest and most important art museums in the world. It houses famous pieces of art including the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo. Yet with world-famous attractions comes the queues, the expense and the fatigue! The Louvre is massive. Let me say that again…the Louvre is MASSIVE! If you walk the length […]