Abbey of Saint Germain des Pres

After waking up early to wander around the city with my map (yes I looked like a dork), I stumbled upon this beautiful church and I highly recommend checking it out! Stepping inside of it was like taking a time machine back to the 6th Century. Be aware you walk out of the sunlight and into the…

Louver

While in Paris you will need to stop by the Louver, home to the Mona Lisa! It is a beautiful museum that is just as impressive outside as it is on the inside. It began as a fortress back in the 12th Century, and was transformed into the museum it is today in 1793. If…

Eiffel Tower

As our plane came out of the clouds descending into the Paris airport, there it was. The Eiffel Tower was, standing tall in the middle of the city. The monument has become the most visited tourist attraction in the entire world, with nearly 7 million people stopping by yearly. Built in January of 1887, it had originally been…