Tag Archives: sightseeing

Viva la Louvre.

Originally posted on J. Journeys:
Waking up in Marais was a trip, the small window by my bed opened out to views of Notre Dame and the Tour Eifel in the distance. Today was the day I visited the Louvre. A half hour speed-walk on that chilly Monday morning had me flushed and guilty. I… Continue reading

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Buda-ful

Originally posted on StreetStyleWalker:
Budapest- my new favourite city! Offering stunning architecture, cobbled streets, breath-taking views and quirky nightlife, this city really is a hidden European gem. I have been wanting to visit the Hungarian capital for the past couple of years, and with its appeal rising year on year, I thought it would be… Continue reading

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Berlin, Germany

Originally posted on I Am A Writing Monkey:
Backpacking through Europe has been such a beautiful journey, I still can’t believe that I was able to see so many things and meet so many incredible people. Because I was trying to experience as much as possible in my short time in each country, I unfortunately… Continue reading

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Fire Island Lighthouse

Originally posted on The Humble Fabulist:
130 steps and a narrow staircase. Fortunately, there are several landings in-between, where we can pretend we stopped to check the view, catch our breaths and continue climbing. We can also learn some fun facts about the lighthouse. Step 26, first window landing, all’s well. We read: The lighthouse… Continue reading

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Versailles Ventures.

Originally posted on J. Journeys:
A short bike ride to Saint Lazare station showed me that it was going to be a beautiful day despite the weather I had been watching with dread for a week. Half an hour later found myself in Versailles. Though I had plans to explore the town and head to… Continue reading

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Voltaire in Strasbourg

In May, 1753, Voltaire arrived in Strasbourg after a row with Frederick II, the King of Prussia, whom he had spent the previous three years in his service. In a letter to his niece, Madame Denis, Voltaire exclaimed, “Je suis retirer” (I can now rest). Voltaire had a great affection for this enchanting city in … Continue reading Voltaire in Strasbourg Continue reading

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Exploring Pyramids Of Giza During Cairo Excursions

Originally posted on Nile Holiday:
As one of the most iconic yet mysterious wonders of the world, the Pyramids of Giza are incredible sights to behold. But how much do you really know about this world-famous mysterious site? Here are some of the things you might need to know before visiting the place where the… Continue reading

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Memphis and the Open Air Museum: Travel Thoughts 4

Originally posted on Reflections and Nightmares- Irene A Waters (writer and memoirist):
We headed to Memphis – a town founded 3,300 years before Christ by King Meni who united Upper and Lower Egypt. That length of time is just mind boggling to me as it is time I can get my head around yet it… Continue reading

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Pompeii

Originally posted on Unfolded Maps:
When in Rome Pompeii is an easy, if long day trip.  Early one morning we met up with City Wonders for a bus ride down to the ruins of Pompeii.  The bus had a guide who pointed out points of interest along the way like the ancient Abbey of Montecassino and the Appian… Continue reading

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