Travel Diaries – Riquewihr

Riquewihr France

Eurotrip 2019 We continued on from our travels in the Black Forest into the Alsace region of France. I didn’t know a whole lot about this area. I had heard of Colmar and that was about it. When our German friends suggested we should include it as part of our road trip, I jumped at … Read more

A Day Trip to Versailles from Paris

A Day Trip to Versailles

The Palace of Versailles was originally built as a hunting lodge in the 17th century by Louis XIII. It has been added to and renovated many times since by successive Kings of France. For approximately a hundred years it was the home of the Royal Court when Louis XIV moved to there from Paris. The … Read more

Travel Diaries – Paris

Paris

Gap Year Days 17 – 21 Paris is one of those iconic cities! I’ve never had a crazy urge just to visit Paris, but there was no way I could do a trip to Europe and bypass it. I had many preconceptions in my head. Paris is the city of romance. Time should be spent … Read more