• France
  • Snapshots: Paris

    So this post concludes my Paris series! And to think, this was only the second city on my 30-day tour. At this rate, I might be blogging about this trip for the rest of the year (try not to feel too jealous)! Here are a bunch of outtakes and random snapshots from my three days in Paris: Walking towards the Eiffel […]

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  • Montmartre

    I am so excited to share pictures from my wanderings in the Montmartre district of Paris! It was one of my favorite moments from Paris. The corner cafes, fresh fruit stands, little art shops, and rows of colorful houses made me feel like I was walking around a Paris frozen in time. Gone were the kitschy tourist stores and […]

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  • Arc de Triomphe

    After a short visit to the Louvre Museum, I made my way over to the Arc de Triomphe. Meaning the “Triumphal Arch” in English, the monument honors those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars. The names of French victories and generals are inscribed on its inner and outer […]

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  • On a Mission at the Louvre

    I visited the Louvre Museum 8 years ago but left with very little memory of it (sad, I know). All I remember was that I saw some Egyptian mummies and the Mona Lisa. This time around, I had a very specific mission for my visit to the famed Louvre Museum. As you might have guessed, it was to see this […]

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  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

    Aside from “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” movie made popular by Disney, I really don’t have much knowledge about the Notre Dame Cathedral. What is its significance? Why do millions of tourists visit it each year? But from what I could gather, the cathedral was home to many famous historical Parisian events. While I could not understand the magnitude of […]