Fifth arrondissement, Paris
Paris, The Roundups, Travel

Paris is ALWAYS a Good Idea!

There is a saying that a great trip can set you down a path that doesn't end when you return. I've said it in almost every blog post over the last eight-ish weeks... but in case you missed it, we absolutely LOVED Paris! So much so, that Cody and I are already planning another trip… Continue reading Paris is ALWAYS a Good Idea!

Sixth arrondissement, Paris
Paris, Travel, Travel Tips Thursday

Travel Tips for Your First Trip to Paris!

If you've read Pictures and Plane Tickets for a while, then you already know that we are quite partial to adventures in tropical destinations. We love the beach, scuba diving, swaying palm trees, mai tai's, and that overall feeling of being on island time; so you can imagine our surprise when Paris came in and swooped… Continue reading Travel Tips for Your First Trip to Paris!

Eiffel Tower, Paris, France
Paris, Travel

A Bucket List Day at the Eiffel Tower

As I planned our trip to Paris, the one thing that I was most excited about was visiting the Eiffel Tower. It was constantly on my mind. After all, it was another adventure that had been on my Bucket List from the very beginning, and I was so excited for the opportunity to finally see… Continue reading A Bucket List Day at the Eiffel Tower

Versailles Palace, France
Paris, Travel

Feeling like a Princess at Chateau de Versailles

Grand. Opulent. Extravagant. Luxurious. These were only some of the thoughts that crossed my mind as we toured Chateau de Versailles, located a mere 30-minutes outside of Paris. The comments that followed included: "There is so much gold in here." "700 rooms?! Who needs 700 rooms?" and my favorite comment of the day (provided by my sweet… Continue reading Feeling like a Princess at Chateau de Versailles

Courtyard at the Louvre, Paris, France
Paris, Travel

Paris, I Louvre You: Exploring the World’s Most Famous Museum

On our first full day in Paris, we set out on an adventure to explore a 16th century palace; a palace which also happens to house one of the most expensive art collections in the world. Along the way, we stopped for chocolate croissants and espresso -- a decadent ritual that would intertwine into our daily schedule… Continue reading Paris, I Louvre You: Exploring the World’s Most Famous Museum