Paris-  For all the talk of its fêted spring, Paris is truly a perennial city. In fall and winter, when tourist crowds are sparse, the city's cafés still hum and the streets throng with natives. Running on equal parts pride and panache, this everyday Paris — found in sidewalk cafés or in the bookstalls lining the Seine — is equally exciting as any of the city's grand monuments. The soaring Eiffel Tower, the mammoth Louvre Museum, the cathedral of Notre-Dame are all worth seeing before you…

Paris- For all the talk of its fêted spring, Paris is truly a perennial city. In fall and winter, when tourist crowds are sparse, the city's cafés still hum and the streets throng with natives. Running on equal parts pride and panache, this everyday Paris — found in sidewalk cafés or in the bookstalls lining the Seine — is equally exciting as any of the city's grand monuments. The soaring Eiffel Tower, the mammoth Louvre Museum, the cathedral of Notre-Dame are all worth seeing before you…

Paris.. Was there in 1998... Remember that the Eiffel Tower had a huge coutdown on it for the year 2000... made it to the top to.. great views

Paris.. Was there in 1998... Remember that the Eiffel Tower had a huge coutdown on it for the year 2000... made it to the top to.. great views

"guarda-chuvas vermelhos na Torre Eiffel, durante uma tempestade de granizo"

"guarda-chuvas vermelhos na Torre Eiffel, durante uma tempestade de granizo"

Over winter break, my whole QU class went to London, Paris, and Italy. I had taken a trip very similar to this one in high school, so I didn’t go and stayed in the class because it was with my favo...

Monday Getaway: The City of Love

Over winter break, my whole QU class went to London, Paris, and Italy. I had taken a trip very similar to this one in high school, so I didn’t go and stayed in the class because it was with my favo...

Paris, Rome, Venice, and London, I was lucky enough to spend my Spring Break 2011 in all of these beautiful places! :)

Paris, Rome, Venice, and London, I was lucky enough to spend my Spring Break 2011 in all of these beautiful places! :)

Scaling the Eiffel Tower has a price, but the view from below is spectacular in its own right, and a perfect backdrop to a leisurely picnic in the surrounding grassy area. Be sure to visit the tower at night when it sparkles each hour with an awe-inspiring ten-minute display of 20,000 glittering white lights.

Scaling the Eiffel Tower has a price, but the view from below is spectacular in its own right, and a perfect backdrop to a leisurely picnic in the surrounding grassy area. Be sure to visit the tower at night when it sparkles each hour with an awe-inspiring ten-minute display of 20,000 glittering white lights.

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