An Afternoon on the Bourbon Trail | Bucket List Adventures #7

I started my bucket list about 5 years ago with 100 things that I wanted to see, do, and experience in my life. Creating the list took lots of help and advice from friends and family, but one thing I knew I wanted to experience from the start was exploring the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Your probably thinking, man she must love bourbon. Wrong! I do enjoy bourbon on occasion, but it isn’t normally my drink…

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Exploring Montmartre, Paris | Day 4

Paris is known for its artistic communities and none is more famous than Montmartre. The romantic hillside streets of this area helped inspire some of the greatest artists of all time including Monet, Picasso, Renoir and Van Gogh. On our 4th day in Paris, we decided to spend our day exploring Montmartre, shopping the works by local artisans, and visiting the Basilica of the Sacré-Cœur. Exploring Montmartre We woke early in the morning excited to…

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Exploring Ile de la Cité on Day 3 in Paris

You can’t visit Paris without exploring Ile de la Cité. This little island is the heart of Paris. Surrounded by the Seine River this little piece of land is an escape from the bustling streets of downtown Paris. Stepping back in time, this island holds the Notre Dame Cathedral, Sainte Chapelle Cathedral, and the Conciergerie. On our 3rd day in Paris, we explored the Ile de la Cité and all the famous sites on the…

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Strolling the Champs-Elysées in Paris

As part of our 7 day adventure in Paris (if you missed day 1 exploring the Eiffel Tower see my post here), we spent our second day in the heart of Paris Strolling the Champs-Elysées and exploring some of the greatest artists along the way. Arc de Triomphe Our first stop of the day was the Arc de Triomphe. We took the metro from our hotel to the Arc knowing we had a full day…

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1 Day in Paris | Eiffel Tower

Paris has always been one of my favorite places to visit. It has all the modern conveniences of today’s big cities and all the history, glitz, & glamour that comes with centuries of progress. For 7 days we got to experience all the splendor and romance that is Paris, France. On the 1 day in Paris, we set off to explore the area around the Eiffel Tower and along the Seine River. Arriving in Paris…

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