Février on Instagram

I can not believe that yet another month has passed. And maybe I should say another season has passed too: the flowers in the Champ de Mars are blooming at the feet of the Eiffel Tower, much to the delight of Parisians and tourists. The temperatures have also been mild enough at times to enjoy … Continue reading Février on Instagram

Venice – Exploring the islands of Burano and Torcello

I spent my last morning in Venice exploring islands in the laguna. I had seen images of Burano before my trip and was instantly charmed by the colorful houses. The small fishermen’s village exuded an atmosphere much different from the bustling city I stayed in and my quick escape felt like a welcomed pause. J’ai … Continue reading Venice – Exploring the islands of Burano and Torcello

Venice – The Doge’s Palace

One of the notable effects Venice had on me was that it made me gasp quite loudly several times a day. This phenomenon occurred at the Doge’s Palace for instance, where I gazed wide-eyed at massive rooms covered entirely with paintings, a dungeon resembling a maze and the wistful view from the notorious Bridge of … Continue reading Venice – The Doge’s Palace

On Venice and exploring

Venice had been on my mind for nearly a decade. I had spent a day there when I studied in Milan and had since longed for a return trip. I remembered a city I described as poetic and out of time. I hadn’t gone on a proper vacation in years and had forgotten the benefits … Continue reading On Venice and exploring