Me and my mom visited La petite France in Strasbourg in a rainy day, it is now a cute little corner in the old town and one of Strasbourg's main tourist attractions. It is the historic quarter of the city located at the western end of the Grande Île. At Petite France, the River Ill... Continue Reading →
Musée zoologique de la ville de Strasbourg , France
The Musée zoologique de la ville de Strasbourg or natural history museum of the city of Strasbourg is among top 5 museums in Strasbourg. It is managed and curated by the University of Strasbourg. In 1802, the city of Strasbourg purchased all of the natural history collections of Johann Hermann. Later in 1872, the management and... Continue Reading →
Strasbourg Cathedral & Old town, France
Strasbourg is a beautiful city in the bank of Rhine river close to the French German border. As my husband had a lecture in Europlanet week in International space university in Strasbourg, we landed up there for a week. Though I took a break and went to Stuttgart in between, but that is another story.... Continue Reading →
M’O ;) Musée d’Orsay, Paris ..
In my 5th visit to Paris, I was determined to see Musee d'Orsay or M'O called by artists and visitors. On the left bank of the Seine, the museum was installed in the former Orsay railway station, Gare d'Orsay. Built in 1900 to designs by Victor Laloux, Lucien Magne and Émile Bénard. It served as a... Continue Reading →
Mont Salève, France ..
This time while in Geneva, I wanted to go little outside the main city for short trips. I had only 5 days and most of the city attractions I visited already last time. And there was an unexpected heavy snow fall ! I got a tip from the hostel brochure : visit France with Geneva... Continue Reading →
Notre dame … again
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Christmas market in Toulouse…
As everybody knows German Christmas markets are the best. But French are not far behind. I never spent a Christmas in Paris, but Toulouse does have a nice christmas market. Every year, the christmas market is held in the big square in Capitol called Place du Capitole, the very heart of Toulouse. It is connected by... Continue Reading →
Notre Dame, Paris
Notre Dame is the one place in Paris I really liked. Luckily it was cleaner , no beggar bumped on us, no push seller disturbed us. I really appreciated that. The cathedral is built on French Gothic architecture, and it is among most well-known church buildings in the world. The naturalism of its sculptures and... Continue Reading →
Port De Cannes, French Riviera.
French Riviera has been a busy tourist destination , Cannes being the most luxurious part of it. It is famous for the luxury hotels and restaurants and hosting the international film festival. I went to Cannes from Nice Ville by train. It costs 7 euro per person. But you can actually go by bus, which takes little... Continue Reading →
Capitole de Toulouse..
I remember in my bucket list I put one photo of Capitole, borrowed from Google ! And then I saw this building for the first time and then many times. I clicked some photos, and I explored inside. I did not really know before that it holds such great pieces of paintings and sculptures apart from... Continue Reading →
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