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Bonjour, King Louis XIV

Bonjour, King Louis XIV

On our last day in Paris (my sister Jessica’s 21st birthday!), Jessica and I decided it was absolutely necessary to see Versailles, and woke up extra early to spend the majority of the day there, until I had to get on the bus to the airport with the rest of our travel gang in the … Continue reading

Paris is always a good idea.

Paris is always a good idea.

I completely understand why the world is so enamored with and inspired by this city. I loved how there was so much open space, how diversity is much more accepted there, how incredibly friendly the locals were, and how everyone greeted me with bonjour despite my doe-eyed touristy gaze. The breads and croissants were to die for, and all the monuments I had only seen in photos throughout my life were stunning as they stood before me. I even summed up my courage to try some escargot. It was a great trip, and by the end, I didn’t want to leave! Continue reading