Paris Day 3

For our third day we decided to visit Chateau de Versailles, one of my favourite places in the world and somewhere I would definitely recommend visiting if you’re in Paris for 3-4 days. It’s only about 30-40min on the suburban train line (RER) and if you’re under under 26 and a resident of the EU […]

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Paris Day 2

I took a lot of photos on day 2 – it took me ages to edit these down! We started with a walk around Place des Vosges, which is the oldest planned square in Paris and one of my favourites. Those identical houses surrounding the square are so beautiful. If you have time, you can […]

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Paris Day 1

Last week I went to Paris for the first time in almost two years. Throughout these two years I had built up a list of all the places I was yet to photograph, as well as the places that I wanted to revisit that held special significance for me during my semester abroad at Sciences […]

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La Calanque de Sugiton

If you visit one place around the Marseille area, make sure it’s “une calanque”. A calanque is a geographical feature that can be described as “a steep-walled inlet, cove or bay that is developed in limestone, dolomite or other carbonate strata and found along the Mediterranean coast” – thanks Wiki. In non-geological terms, these natural phenomena usually […]

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Marseille

I didn’t really know what to expect when I booked to go to Marseille on my trip to the south. I had heard it was France’s second largest city and a very different culture to Paris, but that was about it. So on our first morning, Sophie and I decided to hike up the hill […]

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Monaco

Monaco is one of those places that, for me at least, does not live up to the hype. Although, I think this can be attributed to the fact that I am a travelling student with limited funds and not one of the world’s rich elite.  The town itself is not the most picturesque – it […]

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