Photo Essay: Love Padlocks in Paris

I know, it’s just such a cliché to photograph love padlocks when in Paris, but how could I not? Love padlocks are basically everywhere there. They are pretty and romantic. And Paris is the city of love after all. The picture above was taken on the pedestrian bridge Pont des Arts, which is one of the … Continue reading “Photo Essay: Love Padlocks in Paris”

Rediscovering Paris

I love “taking advantage” of my friends. This year, I was already hosted by Sarah in London and Kathi in Munich. I admit, I was cadging a little. But I can’t help having cool friends, who live cool places — I just have to go stay with them as soon as they invite me over! And … Continue reading “Rediscovering Paris”

Photo Essay: The Shadow of the Eiffel Tower

Introducing my new weekly photo series in which I’m posting one chosen favorite (and maybe slightly) artistic picture from my past travels each monday!  This week’s Picturesque Monday: Paris – the most picturesque city of all! A photo taken from an Eiffel Tower platform on a hot June day showing the wonderful squiggly ornaments the shadow … Continue reading “Photo Essay: The Shadow of the Eiffel Tower”

The Future Art Historian’s Guide to Paris

I have to be honest, this trip was actually trip organized by my school back in June 2006, which offered all students in my class, who were taking courses in art or French, a trip to Paris. A once in a lifetime chance to go to Paris for a small amount of money to improve … Continue reading “The Future Art Historian’s Guide to Paris”