How Much Do You REALLY Know About the Eiffel Tower?

There was so much we didn’t know about the tower until we visited!

Did you know it’s been painted a bunch of different colors?

Did you know that you could have lunch there?

Find out what was creator Gustave Eiffel’s real name was – and how different the tower’s name would be if he had kept it, why there is a mannequin on the outside of the elevator, and what it looks like to step out on the glass… CONTINUE READING >>

There was so much we didn’t know about the tower until we visited!

Did you know it’s been painted a bunch of different colors?

Did you know that you could have lunch there?

Find out what was creator Gustave Eiffel’s real name was – and how different the tower’s name would be if he had kept it, why there is a mannequin on the outside of the elevator, and what it looks like to step out on the glass… CONTINUE READING >>

Deep Inside the Creepy Catacombs of Paris

In Paris, a trip underground means journeying into the creepy subterranean Catacombs.

When several of the city’s cemeteries ran out of room for any more burials, the remains of some six million people were moved… CONTINUE READING >> 

In Paris, a trip underground means journeying into the creepy subterranean Catacombs.

When several of the city’s cemeteries ran out of room for any more burials, the remains of some six million people were moved… CONTINUE READING >> 

Left Bank Charm: Hotel Vic Eiffel

Finding the proper hotel is important to us; our criteria are stringent – and a bit eclectic.

We love neighborhoods, places where we can soak in the culture and the atmosphere of a destination… CONTINUE READING >> 

Finding the proper hotel is important to us; our criteria are stringent – and a bit eclectic.

We love neighborhoods, places where we can soak in the culture and the atmosphere of a destination… CONTINUE READING >> 

Dispatch One: River Cruising Cities of Light, A Live-Blog

We’re excited to bring you along LIVE as we explore the cities of light along the Rhine, Moselle and Main Rivers!

We’ll be cruisin’ through France, Luxembourg, Germany, and the Czech Republic starting in Paris and steaming toward Prague.

Join us for every step of the way – live!.. CONTINUE READING >>

We’re excited to bring you along LIVE as we explore the cities of light along the Rhine, Moselle and Main Rivers!

We’ll be cruisin’ through France, Luxembourg, Germany, and the Czech Republic starting in Paris and steaming toward Prague.

Join us for every step of the way – live!.. CONTINUE READING >>