Moulin Rouge

Starting from the end of the night to earlier in the day…. The title of this post should actually be “You can always count on me for a candid review.” Perhaps, the most famous cabaret show in the world, the Moulin Rouge definitely delivers in the entertainment department.  Personally, I could have lived without the…

#ParisWeLoveYou

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Paris at Night

Paris at Night is enchanting Composed of many beautiful sights Easy to get lost in time Without even spending a dime   Do you want to see more of Paris (the cheap way)? Check out the movie “Midnight in Paris.” It is very original and extremely entertaining.

17 Places in Paris that you should see…

Paris-Plage It’s a man-made beach on the Seine River. What more can you say? 2. Sacre Couer  This is a must-see church! You have the option of climbing the steps or taking the Monmarte Funicular, which will carry you up the hill. 3. Jardin du Luxembourg This is by far one of the most beautiful sights in Paris. Enjoy a…

“Locks Bridge”-Pont des Arts

Rest assured, the Pont des Arts, one of the oldest remaining pedestrian bridges in Paris still stands–only not as the “Love Locks Bridge” anymore. As of 2015 the siding containing the locks was removed in order to preserve the bridge. Apparently the railing had become so heavy that it would was on the verge of falling…

Parisian Cemeteries

Montparnasse Cemetery This is probably one of the most cultural and religiously diverse cemeteries that I have visited. The irony of this is that while some of the groups represented in this cemetery, could not get along in life, they are right next to each other in death. “Montparnasse Cemetery is the resting place of…

Paris -New Europe Sandeman Tour

Join me on my New Europe Sandeman Tour of Paris. While the tours are free, they do ask that you tip the tour guides whatever you can afford to pay at the end of the tour. I did these tours throughout Europe because they were extremely informative and affordable! If you are interested in attending a…

Hostel Cooking and Parisian Grocery Store

For Budget Travelers like myself, finding a hotel/hostel that serves free meals is essential to saving money. As I mentioned earlier in my  Plugg-Inn hostel post, it served a wonderful free breakfast which consisted of cereal, croissants and baguettes and orange juice. The hostel also offered a small cooking facility for guests, which saved me at least…

The Lourve

Ten Odd facts and Tips about the Louvre The Louvre was originally a fortress. It was later converted into a royal palace, and then a museum. Order your ticket online to avoid lines and pick-pocketers During World War II, the Nazis used the Louvre as a storeroom for stolen art. The 3 most famous masterpieces…

French Crepe

        I had my first crepe in good-ol Athens, Georgia, a few months prior to traveling to France, and I can truthfully say that that it tasted the same as it did in France. It resembles a pancake, but it is thinner and slightly crispy. I hesitate to call it a pastry because…

Notre Dame de Paris

Notre Dame de Paris is widely regarded as the most famous French Cathedral in the world. Its name, Notre Dame, or “Our Lady” in English, is an homage to the Virgin Mary. It is also well-known for its Gothic Architecture (gargoyle anyone?). The gargoyles actually serve a purpose beyond its decorative feature. They were built…