During my recent trip to France, I was fascinated by their tree-lined roads. Later on, I came to read that there are lots of theories as to why France has so many tree-lined roads and whose idea they were in the first place. Many think that the Romans are responsible. It’s true that many of … Continue reading French Tree-Lined Road
Ahead of my Europe trip, I downloaded a language learning app called Duolingo and started learning Italian and French. In Europe, I observed from my previous trips that it becomes extremely difficult without knowing the local dialect, I was especially worried about France because the French are well known for their aversion to speaking English. … Continue reading How Bengali helped me in Europe
I clicked this tree in Paris, France. The tree is so huge that my camera was not able to capture it entirely. This lonely tree was next to a bridge and cars were parked beneath. I somehow found the tree lonely even though it was right there on a busy street. Linking with Parul for … Continue reading Parisian Tree- #ThursdayTreeLove
Visiting an underground tunnel full of skulls and bones is definitely not my idea of a vacation. However, thanks to over enthusiastic friends I did that in Paris. This is almost a secret tourist destination and not many know about it. My suggestion, if you visit Paris do visit the catacombs for a unique experience.
It was a warm winter afternoon in Paris with the Sun high up on the sky. The weather was pleasant and way less cold (thankfully) than I had anticipated. By the time we completed the Walking Tour till Louvre, I was already quite tired but my enthusiasm was high. Probably as there was no sweat … Continue reading Paris Sightseeing in a Day- Walking Tour Part 2
I had only one day in Paris. Technically one and half day. The 'half-day' I had spent going to Montmartre and Eiffel Tower, therefore the next full day I wanted to utilize to visit the various tourist sights of Paris. It was not an easy task to visit the major attractions in one single day … Continue reading Paris Sightseeing in a Day-Walking Tour Part 1
I do not remember if I watched the movie "An evening in Paris" but I loved the song "Raat k humsafar" from it. Typically, I always associated Paris with Eiffel tower. Therefore, It was forever in my bucket list to see the La Tour Eiffel, up, close, and personal. Did you know that Kalki Koechlin … Continue reading An Evening in Paris
A visit to Paris is incomplete without visiting Montmartre, the Mecca for any art lover. The inspiration for many artists and the birthplace of cabaret and cancan, Montmartre is a district in Paris to reckon. This is the place where art and bohemianism get together.Before heading to Paris, I did quite a bit of research … Continue reading Montmartre- The Mecca of Art and Cabaret