June 10, 2014
Paris is beautiful no matter how you view it, but through a monochrome lens, its true elegance and character become strikingly apparent.
Removing color from a place so rich in fashion, art and culture impresses a fresh perspective upon both the tourist and seasoned resident.
You see things differently, and find magnificence between shades of gray that you may have missed walking the colorized streets in person.
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March 21, 2014
The glass pyramids of the Louvre, the manicured grounds of the Tuileries Garden, and of course, the remarkable iron puzzle that is the Eiffel Tower. When planning a trip to Paris, worldly known sights like these intoxicate you with euphoric expectations. But when you step off the plane, you find that they are simply window dressings framing an elaborate web of breathtaking details.
While a view of the Eiffel Tower guarantees excitement (and there are many), Paris is a city you must tour leisurely. The true beauty of Paris is in its details.
Whether you’re snacking on a world-class éclair, window-shopping on Boulevard Saint Germain, or merely sauntering about, there are countless opportunities to find little nuggets of beauty.
Romance is omnipresent. To many, the idea that every day is Valentine’s Day in Paris is a gross stereotype intended to lure travelers who have never walked the cobble stone streets. But I’m sorry; everything you’ve heard is true. Continue Reading »
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