London – Tower Bridge & St. Paul’s Cathedral

Hi friends, welcome back to my Paris and London Anniversary series 🙂 Today we’re picking up right after our tour of the Tower of London. Just a few steps away from the White Tower is the iconic Tower Bridge (often mistaken for London Bridge). It has been turned into a museum that allows visitors to…

Paris – Palais Garnier & Galleries Lafayette

Hi friends, welcome back to my Paris and London Anniversary series 🙂 After spending the morning at the Rodin Museum, Jon and I headed to our final excursion in Paris, a tour of the Palais Garnier, the Paris Opera house. I booked us a tour with an opera house guide and he was incredible! This…

Paris – Musee d’Orsay & Crepes

Hi friends, welcome back to my Paris and London Anniversary series 🙂 After wandering the streets of Montmartre, Jon and I briskly walked back towards Saint Germain for our second excursion of the day, The Musee d’Orsay. We were very glad that the walk was downhill this time. We walked through the elegant Place Vendôme.…

Paris – Touring the Versailles Summer Homes

Hi friends, welcome back to my Paris and London Anniversary series 🙂 Today is the final installment of our favorite day exploring Versailles. After touring the palace and gardens, we walked through The Park to get to the Trianon Palaces and Domaine de Marie Antoinette. You need additional tickets to visit these “summer homes”, and…

Paris – A Day at the Palace of Versailles

Hi friends, welcome back to my Paris and London Anniversary series 🙂 In case you missed the first post, you can check out our time visiting Saint Chapelle, the Concierge, and Notre Dame here. Today's post covers my favorite day of the entire trip, our day in Versailles. This was the excursion I was most looking…

Paris – Saint Chapelle, the Concierge, & Notre Dame

Hi friends, welcome back! I can’t believe my long-awaited trip to Paris and London has come and gone, but I’m so excited to relive the memories and share them all with you! Jon and I decided at Christmastime that we wanted to spend our first wedding anniversary in Paris, the City of Love. We also…

The Iconic NYPL Stephen A. Schwarzman Building Tour

Hi friends, welcome back! I finally crossed an item off my NYC bucket list, visiting the renowned New York Public Library’s Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. I’ve walked by this National Historic Landmark so many times, but haven’t gone in until this excursion. This is the most famous library in NYC and guarded by the iconic…