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Inside Notre Dame Cathedral Paris: Photos & Info

Notre Dame Cathedral Paris is one of the most popular tourist spots in France, drawing millions visitors every year. In this post we’ll share photos of the architecture inside, outside, and above Our Lady of Paris’s bell towers, along with some tips for visiting Notre Dame de Paris and avoiding crowds. (Last updated April 18, […]

1-Day Paris, France Highlights Itinerary

Our 1-day Paris itinerary is an efficient step-by-step plan of attack for visiting the best of the city’s museums and France’s most iconic sites. It’s a jam-packed day that walks you through some of the most famous parts of Paris, saving as much time as possible while also allowing you to savor some of what […]

Learn From Our Mistake: Sainte-Chapelle is a Paris Must-Do!

Sainte-Chapelle is a Gothic chapel in Paris, France, about a block from Notre Dame Cathedral. In this post, we’ll cover tips for visiting, offer our review, share photos, and also where we’d slot Sainte-Chapelle into an itinerary of Paris. First, an admission that we goofed. We had never visited Sainte-Chapelle until our most recent trip […]

Pantheon Info: Paris, France Tips

Pantheon is a church-like building in Paris, France’s Latin Quarter that now serves as a tourist attraction and mausoleum. In this post, we’ll share photos from the Pantheon, tips & info for visiting, and review whether it’s worth your time and money. Originally built as a church dedicated to St. Genevieve and to house the reliquary […]

Photos from a Fairytale: Fantoft Stave Church

The story of Norway’s Fantoft Stave Church is less like something out of a fairytale and more out of a nightmare. Or, perhaps a far-fetched Hollywood dark comedy. We’ll start this post by sharing that story, and continue by sharing photos of Fantoft Stave Church, and tips for visiting while you’re in Bergen. In June 1992, Fantoft […]

Sacré-Cœur Basilica Review & Tips

Sacré-Cœur Basilica or “Sacred Heart” is a Roman Catholic church perched atop Montmartre with sweeping views of Paris, France. Here, I’ll discuss share photos of Sacré-Cœur, thoughts on whether it’s worth including in your itinerary, and offer info & tips for making the most of your visit. Sacré-Cœur didn’t open until after World War I, making […]

Mont Saint Michel Tips & Photos

If you’re thinking of visiting Mont Saint Michel in the Normandy region of France, there are some things you should know prior to visiting. This post covers tips for planning your trip to Mont Saint Michel, photos of the area, and a general review of Mont Saint Michel. For starters, a little background is in […]