“Let’s rent a paddle boat” they said. “It will be fun” they said. Until your legs are so tired they feel like they will fall off, you’ve almost gotten hit by ten boats that are bigger than you and your boat is starting to fill with water. Aside from that, you should DEFINITELY rent a paddle boat in Amsterdam.
I went to Germany! In case you didn’t know. I left last Thursday and came back on Monday. I was there visiting family friends who happen to be living in the cutest German town, and happy accident, I was going to be there during Oktoberfest! So of course we went, but this time to the one in Stuttgart as it was close to where they live.
We spent a day exploring Paris with our friend Guillaume, who we lived with in New Zealand and is from the south of France. He moved to Paris for a job when he came back and has been there ever since. Although he had lived there a couple of years, he had yet to see some of the touristy bits, so we helped him play tourist in his own city.
This magical view above was the first glimpse we had of Le Tour Eiffel. Lit up and glittering in all it’s glory, with a background of twinkling houses mirrored in the River Seine. Le Sigh. Paris at night is a beauty, there’s no doubt about it, and that first night in Paris seeing it cemented my love for this famous heap of scaffolding.CONTINUE READING
In 2012 we decided to go away for a few days for my birthday, having never been there of course I decided on Paris! It helped that we got a pretty good deal on train tickets as well. Since my birthday is the end of January turns out it’s not the most desirable travel time, but tends to be cheaper and you just have to bundle up a little more than you would in the warmer months.