Tag: Versailles

Behind the Lens

Behind the Lens

What’s it really like to visit the most popular sights in the world? Disappointment is bound to happen at some point when traveling, especially in this media-dominated age. We build these places up in our minds, liking and pinning impossibly beautiful photos as the big departure […]

Why I Can’t Wait to Give Versailles a Second Chance

Why I Can’t Wait to Give Versailles a Second Chance

Is there a traveler alive who has not heard of Versailles? The word alone conjures up images of opulent feasts and parties, a gathering place for French nobility since its became the seat of the French monarchy in 1682. Originally the hunting lodge of King Louis XVII, […]

La Vie Parisienne – Partie Trois

La Vie Parisienne – Partie Trois

Our third day in Paris can be summed up in one word: opulent. It started with a day trip to Versailles and ended with dinner and champagne on a Seine river cruise. I mean. It doesn’t get much fancier than that, does it? (more…)