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About emily

In love with all things travel and culture.

Bon Voyage à Moi

Well I can hardly believe it, but it is my last night in France. It completely snuck up on me, yet here it is. I still have so many pictures that I haven’t posted, so many stories that I haven’t … Continue reading

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Churches of Toulouse Pt 7

This post isn’t just any church post, this post will cover the Cathedral of Toulouse, St Etienne. The cathedral is one of the most architecturally interesting buildings in Toulouse, as it is actually two incomplete churches joined together. Don’t ask … Continue reading

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Literary Pilgrimage Continued

YOU GUYS! Last weekend actually wasn’t my last weekend in Paris; through a turn of events I had the chance to return this weekend, so I can see all the things I still hadn’t seen. If you read my first … Continue reading

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Annoying Things About Travel Blogs

Since I’ve started my blog and been introduced to the Wonderful World of WordPress, I’ve been reading a lot of blogs, in particular travel blogs as that is my genre and I tend to attract and gravitate towards other writers … Continue reading

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Churches of Toulouse Pt 6

It’s no secret that I like visiting and photographing old churches. One of my great pleasures here in Toulouse has been wandering around, spying a church, and ducking inside only to be met with awe-inspiring architecture and beautiful pieces of art. However there are … Continue reading

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Toulouse’s Roman Past

Ok I’ve been very Paris-centric lately and although I still have hundreds of pictures to show from Paris, I’d like to return to posting about Toulouse. Today I visited Museum Saint Raymond, which covers the history of Toulouse. Or more … Continue reading

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Museum of the Middle Ages

Coming to France has really given me a new appreciation for the Middle Ages and a desire to learn more about the period. So to that end, last weekend I went to the Museum of the Middle Ages in Paris. … Continue reading

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Saint Sulpice

I have so many pictures piling up it’s hard to know what to post next, but at Vlad’s request I will be highlighting a beautiful church in Paris called Saint Sulpice. You may recognize the church from The Da Vinci … Continue reading

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Literary Pilgrimage

This weekend was my last weekend in Paris *tear* and looking back I have to say I came to know Paris quite well. I loved the elegant architecture, the history, the museums, the cafes, the gardens, everything. But one of … Continue reading

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That Time of the Year

It’s Christmastime in Paris! Many streets and avenues are decorated, and some streets really go all out. Vlad’s street, Avenue Bosquet, opted for simple white lights. The street across from Vlad’s apartment, Rue Cler, had blue banners that gave it … Continue reading

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