Tag Archives: France

Goodbye, Paris

Today, I am sad. We got up before the sun rose, packed our bags, turned our keys to our hostel, and took a long bus ride to the airport. And we left Paris. I know it was time to go … Continue reading

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The Most Expensive Dinner I’ve Ever Bought

As it is soon drawing to the point where we must abandon Paris for our more permanent abode, MK and I have started looking at all the things we’ve been meaning to do, but failed to do. The one thing … Continue reading

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Parisian Chocolate Is Hard To Beat

Alright, alright, I admit it. I’m a chocolate addict. And Europe’s been no good for me, either. They have great chocolates. Even their cheap chocolates are great chocolates (especially when compared to Hershey’s). But their expensive chocolates? Oh. My. Blessed. … Continue reading

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Old Bookstores and Pretty Parks

We went to Luxembourg Gardens today. Of course, the plan was to go to a museum, have lunch, and then hit another museum, but we got our directions mixed up and a)went to the gardens instead and b)got off the … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Parisian Protesters

Over the last few days, we’ve been crisscrossing the center of Paris. We’ve been past the Eiffel Tower more than once, and we’ve watched the light show from the Arc de Triumphe. All of this is near the government centers, … Continue reading

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The Petitioners At The Eiffel Tower (Or, Why You Should Never Sign A Petition In A Foreign Country)

After walking through the park and saying goodbye to our coypu friend, MK and I began heading off to find food (because we tend to do that a lot). We stopped and watched some people doing a photoshoot (I would … Continue reading

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The Actual Eiffel Tower (because it’s taken us this long to get here!)

After getting thoroughly distracted by the coypu and the ensuing google dash to figure out its orgins (along with the cute little French child who was intent on catching a canard/duck and was telling his grandmother all about it as … Continue reading

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The Coypu of the Eiffel Tower

We (finally) circled back around to the Eiffel Tower and all the exciting things associated with it, this time with tickets in hand. We had already taken a variety of pictures at the Eiffel Tower, including the obligatory one where … Continue reading

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The Question of Frozen Ground and Running Shoes

To go back to the beginning of our trip, a long time ago, when we had randomly shoved lots of clothes into our backpacks and hoped they would suffice, we had not thought much about shoes. Mainly, we both wore … Continue reading

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Help, My Pizza Has Raw Egg On It

After having spent far more time at museums than we originally planned to (whoops), we wound our way back through the metro toward our humble little abode, only to arrive and realize that, well, we were hungry. Like, really hungry. … Continue reading

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