Posts Tagged ‘Moulin Rouge’


I can feel myself wilting a bit — after all, I’ve been up since 5:30 this morning to catch my Eurostar train back to London.  It’s late in the evening the day of my return from my latest adventure in the none other than the Paris, the gorgeous City of Light. This belle ville was everything I could have asked for, and that’s after 6 years of high school and middle school French class, complete with oral presentations, bad accents, and yearly French food festivals in the cafeteria (hard to top, I know).  

After a brief and relaxing rendez-vous in Amsterdam to begin my semester break, it was off to the city of romance, famous writers and painters, Napoleon, and crêperies at every corner.  Crêpes, in all their sweet and savory varieties, shaped the bulk of my diet as well as healthy doses of frothy café au lait and la glace (ice cream, naturally).  When not indulging my sweet tooth, my friends and I filled our days with endless walking, hitting up a lot of the art museums and major monuments — Arc de Triompe, Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, to name a few.  (more…)