Champs-Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, Musée de l’Armée and the Eiffel Tower

We are headed into the belly of the beast today and I’d like to catch up on how I felt at some of the in-betweeny places before getting too far behind.  I truly do not want to short-change any of the sites we attended over the past couple of days but these posts are likely … Continue reading Champs-Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, Musée de l’Armée and the Eiffel Tower

The Louvre

It may not seem that a magnificent museum fits the theme of this blog, however, if taken in the overall context of legacy that long-left-behind bones represent I’d say the Louvre holds its own, tongue in cheek obviously intended.  I’ve imagined walking the halls of this Paris legend since I was a small child regaled … Continue reading The Louvre

Entering the Realm of Death

We boned for the first time yesterday and it was amazing! I don’t know why I have never done it before but am pleased to say I’m no longer a virgin.   The entrance to the Catacombs of Paris is an unassuming door in the wall on the street.  So unassuming, that we walked by it … Continue reading Entering the Realm of Death


This blogging thing is harder than I anticipated, especially over the holidays and in the midst of still booking hotels and flights to the places we want to see.  Not gonna lie, we only have ½ the trip booked.  Anyway, I started writing this second blog in turmoil about either going into detail about the … Continue reading Itinerary-ish-type-thing