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Wanderlust in Paris Diaries

Wanderlust in Paris Diaries

I think going to Paris is on every girl’s bucket list. And why wouldn’t it? When it’s the City of Lights, of love, art, and culture?

So imagine my excitement when I finally got the chance to fulfill every girl’s dream and tick off ‘Go to Paris’ on my bucket list? Here are all the great things I did on my trip!

Upon arriving in Paris, our first stop was the hotel. But on our way, we stopped by the Notre Dame Parish for a photo op! With my luggage in tow, I embraced my tourist-y self and took the perfect IG-worthy photo. I resisted all urges to put #blessed on the caption.

Chill the weekend away in style, with this peach and black sleeveless top
Chill the weekend away in style, with this peach and black sleeveless top

After a quick change, I couldn’t wait to explore the city. First up, the iconic Arc de Triomphe! At 164 feet high by 148 feet wide, it’s the second-largest triumphal arch standing today.

Located in a busy part of the city, it was quite a challenge to get a decent photo but oh, so worth it!

Of course, it wouldn’t be a trip to Paris without a trip to the Eiffel Tower. Hailed as the most visited monument in the world, it receives 25,000 visits a day! It’s also a sight to behold at night. With around 20,000 light bulbs bringing it to life for 5 minutes every hour until 1 a.m., the Eiffel Tower becomes a breathtaking light show that I don’t think I’ll ever get tired of watching.

Chill the weekend away in style, with this peach and black sleeveless top
Chill the weekend away in style, with this peach and black sleeveless top

A few days into our trip, we made plans to visit the world’s largest museum, the Louvre. As soon as we arrived, I was immediately awed by the structure. The Louvre Pyramid, made entirely of glass panels, was stunning—probably just as stunning as the artworks inside the museum itself!

A With so many tourist spots to see and so little time, I sometimes just craved a little quiet time to reflect. I’ve been quite blessed to be able to see Paris in all its glory. And while I sat on a bench the view of Pont Alexandre III, which is widely with considered as the most ornate bridge in the world, I just wanted to take it all in.

It’s been a cultural overload but I wouldn’t mind doing it all again. I mean, who wouldn’t?

This is Paris! Just like what Audrey Hepburn used to say, “Paris is always a good idea.”

Chill the weekend away in style, with this peach and black sleeveless top