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The Facade of Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris

This is my personal account on visiting the Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris for the first time. I had not planned for this visit, but somehow, I got lost on my first day, on my first time in Paris. By the miracle of heavens, someone up there guided me and bought me to this gothic cathedral and to […]

Lost and Found – Paris Travel Memoir

For any first timer solo traveller, a big city like Paris can be overwhelming or intimidating. I was in another continent, alone, armed with only a handful of French words and keeping a close watch over my expenses. I came here without a budget for buying a local SIM card. So for any location that I wanted […]

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Amazing Daytrips Outside Paris Aside From Versailles

Don’t get me wrong here. No, I have nothing against Versailles. From all the readings and photos on the internet, I bet it would be awesome to visit the palace one day. I  still long to see and take photos around the lush garden and inside the royal chateau and see myself in one of those […]

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10 Horrible Mistakes You Need to Avoid When in Paris

Paris, being a major European destination and flocked by an average of about 15 million tourists each year, can be exciting and at the same time intimidating for the first timers because of the French’s reputation as snobbish, because of the language barrier, because here, you are always reminded as an outsider or a foreigner. […]

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Tour Eiffel : From a Different Angle

Spending a lazy afternoon at the park under the Tour Eiffel, with a bottle of red wine and baguette jambon-fromage (ham and cheese), offered a different view for this famous Paris icon. I have been here in Paris for 3 days now. For the past days, I conquer different arrondissement on a photo walk exploring with […]

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The Street Art of 13 Arrondissement in Paris: A Photowalk

When in Paris, and you want to get some space after having been to all the tourist landmarks in Trocadero and Avenue des Champs Elysées you can come do a walking tour of the street art in 13th arrondissement. I discovered this amazing place by booking a Paris Greeter. I said I wanted to see the […]

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My Top 5 Budget Tips for Travelling Solo to Paris

The city of Paris have always been listed in the top 10 list of most expensive cities to live in, so you have to find ways of conquering it well within your means. I did my research on the internet (there were a lot!) some worked well for me, others don’t, asked other friends who […]