Ah, Paris, “The City of Light”!
If you followed along with me on my last adventure, I briefly saw a bit of Paris while on a road trip through Europe to meet my Italian relatives in southern Italy’s Cosenza. Two years ago, I caught a glimpse of the Eiffel Tower in our car and was also fortunate enough to visit Chateau Versailles as well, which was one of my favorite memories from the trip.
Upon my return home, I realized I missed getting to experience Paris the most, even more so than Rome (Which, you guessed it, is a bit strange considering how much of my posts on this blog concern Roman history). I longed to walk among the gardens of Versailles again and this time wanted to stroll along the the Seine as well. I never got to taste the famous hot chocolate at Angelina’s or marvel at the treasures in the Louvre. And I just really really wanted to try an authentic macaron.
Well, this time, I’m planning to do just that! Accompanying me on this trip is my mother who has never traveled abroad before (I’m so excited for her and also secretly hoping she’ll catch the travel bug, I need to go to Rome again too!). Like before, I’ll be updating every day and detailing our adventures! And for my fellow history lovers, we’ve certainly got our eye on some cool spots! I’ll be showing her Versailles, and we have plans to visit the Louvre, Arch de Triomphe, the Latin Quarter, and maybe even Victor Hugo’s house. Unfortunately, we probably won’t be seeing The Catacombs which I suggested doing on Friday the 13th and was met with an uncharacteristic expletive from my mother which she’ll have to ask forgiveness for at Notre Dame. Also, because we’re both huge nerds, we’re spending a day or two in Disneyland Paris too.
So follow along on my blog to keep up with my adventures in Paris! When I return, it’s back to the usual update schedule. Next post will >shocker< not be about Ancient Rome.
Also, just for fun, here is the anthem for this trip!
Look forward to following the updates, have a great safe flight! Also obligatory, “Post the cool stuff you eat and drink as well!”
Haha naturally, warning I take really good food pictures 😜
Then I will only look at them after meals so they do not pain me any more than they have to!
I’m excited because we are going to Paris in less than 2 mos!!! Can’t wait to read more of your blog. I am interested to read more about your travels. I went to Rome in November and I honestly can’t imagine Paris being a better experience, but it may surprise me!
Oh fun!!! Are you going to do any write-ups of your travels? I’d LOVE to read about your trip to Paris. Also, I definitely need to hear about all of the food you had while in Rome haha