The Eiffel Tower, Paris

One of the first things that comes to mind when thinking of Paris, and France really, is the Eiffel Tower. Originally built in 1887, this sculpture was only meant to be temporary as part of the worldwide exhibition. The creator, Gustave Eiffel, had planned to destroy it twenty years after the exhibition ended. However, in... Continue Reading →

Montparnasse Cemetery, Paris

Okay so this is a little bit of an odd place to visit and perhaps a bit creepy, but beauty can be found any where, and there was a lot to be found at the Montparnasse Cemetery. I came across this cemetery whilst researching the area after visiting the catacombs. Well known for its abstract... Continue Reading →

Jeannot’s Floor, Paris

Standing outside of St. Anne's Hospital center in Paris, you will find Jeannots Floor. This controversial piece was taken from the farm house of Jeannot L'Bernais, in the south of France. Before it was gifted to the hospital in 2005, it was displayed at various art exhibitions. Both intrusive and intriguing, this was something I... Continue Reading →

The Paris Catacombs

In the beautiful streets of Montparnasse, you would never expect that just 20 metres below, lies the final resting place for millions of Parisians. Back in the late 17th century, Paris was not always as beautiful as what it is today. In fact, it stank. The cemeteries were over full and becoming an increasing risk... Continue Reading →

Sisters in Paris

For such a stressful morning, things actually ran perfectly smoothly. At 5:15am my sister and I took an Uber for our 6:00am coach. Other than four kids having a screaming match and being wedged in like a sardine, the couch journey was okay. That was until we got to London city and hit a huge... Continue Reading →

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