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The Statue(s) of Liberty

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”

A Kids’ Guide to Aligre Market

There are two parts of the market. There is the food market and the antique market. My favourite part was the antique market. Continue reading “A Kids’ Guide to Aligre Market”

The Catacombs of Paris

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”

How to stay (almost) sane in Versailles

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.

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A Kids’ Guide to Disneyland

You should go to Disneyland because it has lots of fun rides and yummy food. Continue reading “A Kids’ Guide to Disneyland”

A Kids’ Guide to Sailing at Luxembourg Gardens

If you go to Paris you must do the boats at Luxembourg Gardens. Continue reading “A Kids’ Guide to Sailing at Luxembourg Gardens”

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