A blog about Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris with facts and a brief history.
The "Sun King" Louis XIV made it into a magnificent estate. Countless courtiers danced, drank, and debauched there. Marie-Antoinette enjoyed decadent confectionaries amid palatial splendor there. Revolutionaries stormed its gates. The peace treaty ending World War I was signed there. Where did all this history occur? The Palace of Versailles, in France, of course. As… Continue reading The Palace of Versailles—a Paris Day Trip
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about taking another visit to Paris. Although I’m not sure when that trip may be in the cards, I thought I would highlight my top five favorite Paris attractions—if it doesn’t get me booking a ticket, maybe it will spur you on!?! Cluny Museum Ancient meets medieval at the… Continue reading Top Five Paris Attractions
Paris is the city of love. To me, nothing is more romantic than strolling down historic lanes uncovering a place's past. The sites I’ll reveal for you in this article take us from the Enlightenment Era through La Belle Epoque (the Beautiful Time). For the best places to visit in Paris that were happening before… Continue reading Top Places to Visit in Paris—Part Deux
What are the best places to visit in Paris? Think of me as your Paris guide throughout the city's historical treasures. As with most European capitals, Paris is a history buff’s dream, so narrowing down my list of “can’t miss” places is a herculean task. But after giving it much thought, I narrowed my list… Continue reading Best Places to Visit in Paris