The Louvre

No…. it’s not a real word, I just made it up. But Louvrephiles do exist and I’m definitely one of them. Today was about the 17th time I’ve been to the Louvre during my 7 month stint here in Paris. When I arrived my girlfriend and I got the carte louvre jeunes for only 32euro […]

Château de Vincennes

Last week I went to the Château de Vincennes, barely 25 minutes from where I live. Since I was little the Middle Ages always fascinated me (also I had just been nerding out on the series Game of Thrones before going there).  In fact, it was the first castle that I’ve ever been to in […]

New Years 2012 Champs Elysées

Today I went to see Diane Krüger (Troy, Inglorious Basterds) light up the Christmas lights on the Champs Elysées. I didn’t think I was going to actually get to see her but I ended up getting pretty close. Thanks to a little bit of climbing skills shuffled a few feet up a light poll in […]

Notre Dâme Cathedral

The name immediately conjures up images of Quasimodo and Esmerelda. In the Disney movie the cathedral is in shambles. Interestingly enough, that part of the story is accurate. When Victor Hugo wrote the book The Hunchback of Notre Dâme, the cathedral was no longer in use and was pretty dilapidated. However, because of the popularity […]

Mystères de la Fenêtre Vitrée

Qu’est-ce que c’est? Dans la infâme Cathedrale de Notre Dame il y a une petite pièce de la fenêtre vitrée qui est different. La Vierge Marie regard dans le néant. Elle était la en premier ou elle est la new kid on the block? What is this? Inside the infamous Cathedral of Notre Dame there […]