Vivacious Versailles

Is it a castle? Is it a palace? It’s Château de Versailles! It’s everything you can imagine it to be. Actually, it’s much more than our imagination can visualize. It is no doubt why it is a MUST SEE place that is visited by over 7 million tourists every year! Quick Fun facts: ♕ One…

(Why) Paris is (almost) always a good idea

Paris. Paree. The city of love. Capital of Fashion. Place for pretty pastries (and tastes delightful too). All the quotes and media exposure of this city is the reason why people have such a high expectation of the place. Ooh la la, I’m going to meet my charming prince in front of some painting I…

Bordeaux part III: Wine and Dine

Today’s the day! Each city has its own famous landmarks or to-do activities, but being in Bordeaux, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Well of course the wine tour! The day starts very well; we stop by at a boulangerie (that’s bakery for you English folks) to have the famous French patisserie (pastry)…

Bordeaux part II: More than just the vineyard

From Bordeaux airport we take the shuttle bus heading to the city center to Gare de Bordeaux Saint Jean(that costs 7.2 euro each) or simply put the city’s main train station . This is where the adventure starts. Arriving at the train station, our adrenaline is pumping hard, eager to walk around the city. But first…

Bordeaux part I: Bonjour! Bienvenue à Bordeaux (not Boudoir)

I’m sure all of you are confused on how the words Bordeaux and Boudoir are related. ‘Yes, they are both French words, but it doesn’t mean it’s the same thing!’ as I scowl at my friend. When we first plan the trip, my friend always has trouble pronouncing the word ‘Bordeaux.’ She confuses it with ‘Boudoir’…