Jardin de Tuileries

The Tuileries garden is like a red carpet (or perhaps green) that flows from the Louvre.  One of my favorite activities in Paris is finding one of those reclining green chairs near a fountain, and plopping myself down for some period of time.  When I think about slowing down, and taking Paris in, this is…

Hanging in the ‘Burbs of Paris

I wonder if anyone can guess where I went today…  I sure didn’t know it existed until I was there.  It all started with the hopes of a gourmet cheeseburger.  I’m not sure what it is about craving the beef sandwich, because I rarely order one at home.  For some reason, I appreciate the twist…

Buttes Chaumont in Paris

I have found a new favorite park in Paris.  Located on the outskirts, this elevated garden is great for strolling, climbing, dog watching, or looking over the city.  Seeing the dogs frolic and play in the grass on the hill was my favorite part.  There was a pug that just stole my heart.  He was…

Left Bank Walk Through Paris

The left bank is probably one of the most famous areas of Paris.  If you’ve been before, but would like to return to see something new, check out this walk designed by my aunt.  We followed the route and had a balanced day of exploration. Jardin des Plantes Greenery surrounds you in this escape from…