Scenes From Paris

Paris photos

Paris is one of those places that evokes a lot of emotion from people. Some love it, others hate it. But it’s filled with history and at the top of many travel wishlists. Rachel and I did some of the typical things like visiting the Eiffel Tower and taking in the sights from the upper deck of a hop-on-hop-off bus. Here are just a few of the many photos I took during our week in Paris.

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How Much I Spent Traveling for One Week in Paris

How much I spent traveling for one week in Paris

When my best friend started planning her trip to come visit me in Berlin, she told me she didn’t want to spend her whole time in Berlin. Understandable, Europe is a big place with lots to see. After looking at some options, Paris was the clear winner on her wishlist, so I planned us a one week trip to the city of lights. Here’s a look at what I spent for my half for traveling for one week in Paris.

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Ponies, Snakes and Roller Skates: 3 Things I Never Thought I’d See at Moulin Rouge

How much I spent traveling for one week in Paris

“I’ve seen some crazy stuff in Vegas, including Cirque du Soleil, but nothing like this!”

A couple months before my best friend Rachel came to visit, she told me she’d like to see a show at Moulin Rouge while we were in Paris. It was an expensive ticket, but as it turns out, it was quite entertaining and well worth the price.

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Berlin Christmas Market Round-Up

Berlin Christmas Market Round-Up

Christmas time in Germany is magical. I’m not a huge holiday person, I don’t care about buying a tree and decorating my home, but I love Christmas markets. There’s something about the festive atmosphere and the Gl├╝hwein that makes the cold weather a little more bearable. Last December we were in Spain, where Christmas markets had little more than a few stalls selling candy and trinkets, so this year we decided to go to as many Christmas markets in Berlin as we could handle.

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Loire Valley Castle Tour

How much I spent traveling for one week in Paris

One of my favorite things Rachel and I did during our week in Paris was book a day trip to the Loire Valley. I wanted to see castles, Rachel wanted to taste lots of French wine, so this trip was a win-win. It was a long day, but well worth it.

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Looking Back at 2015 and What’s Next for 2016

looking back and upcoming plans

This year hasn’t turned out at all like I would have imagined last year. Which makes it hard to even try to tell you what I think next year might look like. And no one really ever knows what the future looks like, do they? Even with the best laid plans, you can’t know. Here’s a look back at 2015 and some thoughts on what I’d like 2016 to look like.

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How Much I Spent Traveling in Amsterdam

how much I spent traveling in Amsterdam

My most recent trip to Amsterdam was not necessarily packed with tourist activities. I went to spend the week with my friend Gigi. I was supposed to see her in Slovenia in July, but since I had to cancel, I jumped at the opportunity to see her a few months later. I spent 8 nights in Amsterdam, but know that your spending might look a bit different if you take full advantage of being in the city to see the sights.

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