Paris

France, May 2017: Paris & Versailles Video Moments

Our latest trip took us to Paris & Versailles. We had never seen Paris so lush and in bloom so being there in the Spring walking around felt extra magical this time around. It was a beautiful weekend (minus some random downpours) and we fell even further in love with the city. It's funny to go from such a neutral feeling from our first ever visit to an obsession now after our numerous trips.

France, May 2017: Paris & Versailles Video Moments

France, May 2017: A Day Trip From Paris to Versailles

Versailles has seen its fair share of history. Originally built in 1623 as a hunting lodge for Louis XIII, in its 400-year history it’s seen opulent expansion, mobs of angry crowds during the French Revolution, and the signing of the treaty that bears its name and brought an end to World War I. Today the palace is a popular tourist attraction and the city of Versailles is an affluent suburb of Paris.

France, May 2017: A Day Trip From Paris to Versailles

France, May 2017: Paris

Our November visit to Paris reminded us to not take the city’s close proximity for granted and we promised then to return in the spring. Keeping the promise we made to ourselves, we hopped on the Eurostar for a quick 2-day visit. We had two goals: explore more of the neighborhoods we love most and visit Versailles for the first time. We’ll cover our time in Paris here and then will present Versailles in another post.

France, May 2017: Paris

France, November 2016: Paris Video Moments

On Monday, we recapped our November Paris trip for you and now it's time to dive right into the video moments. During our first trip to Paris—over a year ago—we spent a lot of time hitting the must see spots. The one thing we missed was actually climbing up the Eiffel Tower. This time around we were sure to do just that but the majority of our time was spent wandering around south of the river. Basing ourselves in Saint German was the perfect place to see a different side of Paris and find our way to the Latin Quarter as well. It may have rained all weekend but Paris really sunk into our bones this time around. We are certain that we will be taking advantage of the train ride from London much more often. How could we not!?

France, November 2016: Paris Video Moments

France, April 2015: Paris Video Moments

While we were in Paris last month, Rico and I started to play around with the idea of creating videos. We really wanted to be able to show you more about our travels, and since we can't take you with us, we thought capturing our movement would be the next best thing.

France, April 2015: Paris Video Moments