Life and travel in France, 3 years & counting

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Grande Mosquée de Paris

The Grande Mosquée de Paris is one of the largest ones in France and I have seen from reviews that it is not a typical attraction but it is well worth a … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Musée Rodin : The thinker

A quick visit to Musée Rodin… Situated close to Invalides in the 7th arrondissement, Musée Rodin houses a number of the great artist’s sculptures. The sculpture ‘The Thinker’ in the French … Continue reading

January 9, 2016 · 1 Comment

Les Invalides: Musée de l’armée and le Dôme des Invalides

Being lazy busy and ignoring the blog for the last 4 months, I have loads of places to write about so let’s start from Paris!   In Paris 7th arrondissement, … Continue reading

January 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

Château de Fontainebleau

So you have been to Paris before and you are sick of the crowd in Château de Versailles, why not try Château de Fontainebleau next time? I will admit that … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · 2 Comments

Château de Vincennes

Back to Christmas 2011, I went to Paris with a few friends and we passed by the Château de Vincennes on the 25th and of course it was closed. Since then, … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Catacombes : the empire of the dead

Twenty meters below ground, there are the remains of approximately 6 million Parisians buried between the late 18 and mid-19 centuries. It holds the reputation of the largest grave in the … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Paris Opera – Palais Garnier

Since I start working in mid April, I don’t get much time on here and the places I have visited before and in Paris have piled up… Paris Opera, also known … Continue reading

May 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

Sainte Chapelle, île de la cité

The Cathedral of Notre Dame, Conciegerie and Sainte Chapelle are the three remaining medieval monuments on the île de la cité. Everyone knows Notre Dame but the real surprise comes … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Conciergerie, île de la cité

The oldest remaining part of the Palais de la Cité, a prison during the French Revolution, Conciergerie has its extraordinary history, but let’s be honest, half of us who visited there is … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · Leave a comment
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