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Travel Itinerary: A Day in Annecy (France).

Travel Itinerary: A Day in Annecy

For me, Annecy is once in a lifetime experience. Its darting canals through the village, meandering along some of the historical buildings in Europe, its food, and scenery, and most importantly, its settlement on the cleanest lake in Europe—Annecy—told me how different this city is. The lake itself is surrounded by hills and mountains and […]

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Apollo Gallery is the Most Dazzling Hall at Louvre Museum (Paris, France).

Apollo Gallery is the Most Dazzling Hall at Louvre Museum

I have no doubt that Apollo Gallery is the most dazzling hall at Louvre Museum. Yes, if there’s one room at Louvre Museum that spells grandeur, it would be Galerie d’Apollon. This amazingly-decorated room is fit for a sun-god. From its walls to its ceiling Apollo Gallery shimmers in paintings, tapestries, jewels, gilded embellishments and statues. […]

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Five Leonardo Da Vinci Paintings Inside the Louvre Museum (Paris, France).

5 Leonardo Da Vinci Paintings Inside the Louvre Museum

Aside from Monalisa, here are other 5 Leonardo Da Vinci paintings inside the Louvre Museum in Paris. The great master artist wasn’t only a painter but also a sculptor, a scientist, a philosopher, etc. Da Vinci wasn’t just an artist. He was also a scientist, a sculptor, engineer, geologist, architect, etc. He was an epitome […]

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The Stained Glass Windows at Notre Dame Paris (France).

Photos: The Stained Glass Windows at Notre Dame Paris

The stained glass windows at Notre Dame Paris deserve a separate post in this blog. Every church in Europe has its own amazing stained glass windows – from its walls to its roof. From Italy to Belgium to Spain, these colourful windows tell a story of Jesus, Mary, Joseph, Kings, Queens, Popes and Saints. Inside […]

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Interesting Facts About Sacre Coeur in Paris (Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus - France).

Interesting Facts About Sacre Coeur in Paris

Before visiting, get to know these interesting facts about Sacre Coeur in Paris. It’s a minor Roman Catholic basilica that sits atop Montmarte, the city’s highest summit. You’ll see it from the top of Eiffel Tower or from Notre Dame Cathedral. Its domes look different from any Catholic churches you’ve seen before. If my memory […]

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Inside the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (France).

Inside the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

I didn’t see Quasimodo inside the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. He is, of course – along with Esmeralda – fictional.  But this Catholic cathedral seems to be tied to his name or the other way around. Thanks to Victor Hugo who made this church a setting of his well-known novel, “The Huncback of Notre […]

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The Views of Beautiful Annecy from the Chateau (France).

The Views of Beautiful Annecy from the Chateau

Don’t miss the views of beautiful Annecy from the Chateau should you decide to visit it for a day from Lyon. Chateau de Annecy sits on the hill and towers above the city and Lake Annecy. After paying the entrance fee, walk all the way to the end of the castle and you’ll find a […]

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10 Masterpieces Not To Miss at Louvre Museum in Paris (France).

10 Masterpieces Not To Miss at Louvre Museum in Paris

The Louvre Museum is the world’s largest art museum. It is renowned for Leonardo Da Vinci’s, Monalisa. If you only have limited time to spare inside, here are 10 masterpieces not to miss at Louvre Museum in Paris. Ideally, this museum should not be seen in rush. There’s so much to see here and I’d […]

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This is the Crowd in Front of Monalisa at Louvre Museum (Paris, France).

This is the Crowd in Front of Monalisa at Louvre Museum

Planning to see Monalisa at Louvre Museum with a few pairs of eyes staring at Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece? Good luck with that! Getting closer to the painting? Hmmmnnn… You really have to be patient and brave as you slowly snake your way to the front view. Don’t worry about a couple of stops – […]

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Travel Itinerary: A Perfect Day in Lyon (France).

Travel Itinerary: A Perfect Day in Lyon

Remarkably, France is a cultural epicenter, a place renowned for having the most famous artists in the world and home to spectacular cities including Paris and Lyon. While Lyon is, without doubt, an opulent city, it caters to the need of everyone. Moreover, Lyon has gained a reputation as the second most important city in […]

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