Designed by Frenchman Frédéric Bartholdi, the Statue of Liberty was a gift to the US from France to mark the close ties between the two countries. It was inaugurated in 1886 after years of designing, fundraising and building. 130 years later it is a world famous symbol of New York. Continue reading “The Statue(s) of Liberty”
Before visiting, I didn’t realise that the story of the catacombs of Paris is so crazy pants. Having been, I would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Paris. Initially it wasn’t on our list of things to see and do in our time here. Svet and I had mentioned it at some point, but (clearly through lack of knowledge about it) we weren’t drawn to it enough to make the time. Continue reading “The Catacombs of Paris”
Versailles’ scaringly massive size means that most people approach it with a mix of excitement and trepidation. If you’re a glass half full person, you can thank your lucky stars that you only have 800 hectares to visit.
If you go to Paris you must do the boats at Luxembourg Gardens. Continue reading “A Kids’ Guide to Sailing at Luxembourg Gardens”