Paris Photo Diary

It’s bittersweet that this is my last photo diary from this summer’s trip to Europe. However, some of my favorite photos were taken in Paris, so I’m excited to finally be sharing these with all of you!

 

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Paris was beautiful and quite a bit like I imagined. It rained our first day in the morning, but then it cleared up while we were in Notre Dame.

 

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Notre Dame was massive and it’s a wonder to imagine the process that went into building a space like this one!

 

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We were getting hungry, so we grabbed one of these almond meringues as a quick snack to eat while we walked. They were so sweet ( & huge) but the texture was to die for!

 

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We came across Rue Cremieux while walking through the city and it had just rained so the tiles were all shiny. This was by far one of the prettiest streets I saw in Paris!

 

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Arc de Triomphe

 

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Naturally, Ladurée was a necessary stop! We visited the location on Champs Elysées and it was a major highlight for me.

 

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In addition to being famous for their macarons, Ladurée created this amazing blush where the powder is shaped into 3D petals and it smells like roses. I got a small size of the color 02 at the Sephora on Champs Elysées and I’m obsessed with this blush. It’s seriously the. best.

 

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The next day, we popped by the Eiffel Tower to take some outfit photos before heading to Versailles.

 

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The Hall of Mirrors

 

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They had a Ladurée in the gift shop area at Versailles!

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The next day, we stopped by the Louvre. Let me tell you, that place is SO overwhelming but so gorgeous! I want to go back so badly and spend a ton of time looking around.

 

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We had to pay a visit to the Mona Lisa! It was a lot smaller than I expected and I took this photo on zoom from super far away because there was a massive crowd hanging out in front of the painting.

 

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The balcony at our hotel was super cute and I took advantage of it to do some blogging while abroad. Check out this view!

 

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On our last night in Paris we went to go up the Eiffel Tower and see it all lit up at night. It was truly breathtaking and one of my favorite memories from this trip!

 

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At the top!

 

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Fun Fact: That artsy building in the middle of the park is the Louis Vuitton Foundation!

 

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Paris, I love you and I’ll be back some day!

 

 

  • Nicole C.

    This is making me miss my trip to Paris this summer (got back a few weeks ago). You took some really great pictures. I am so impressed with all the pics, especially those from Versailles and the Louvre. Most of my pictures seem to have a straggling person or two in them since both were SO crowded. Great post! XO, Nicole // http://www.empirestyles.com

    • Thank you, Nicole! Trust me, there were a lot of stragglers in the photos that hit the editing room floor. I loved taking each and every one of these, so thank you so very much for the kind words! <3 xo

  • The Oracle

    OMG! What a beautiful set of pictures. I hope I can get photos this good when I go

  • Joleisa Creed

    I visited Paris a few years ago too! There just isn’t enough time to do all the sights! Thanks for sharing yours though.

  • Beautiful photos. It’s wonderful to see you had such a nice time. I feel the same way about the Louvre – there is so much to see that every time I visit, I say I can’t wait to come back!

    • Thank you so much, Lauren! I feel like I could spend a whole week in the Louvre! xo

  • Adventures with Bri

    Paris is one of my favorite places!! I loved your photos!!

  • Follow My Gut

    Your Paris photos make me want to ditch work and hop on a flight to the gorgeous city RIGHT NOW!! My favorite shot is your Arc de Triomphe picture. Looks like the best place I could want to be! Congrats on getting to go to such a beautiful place and to be a part of it =]

    Danielle | http://www.FollowMyGut.com <3

  • Oh my gosh, I cannot wait to visit Paris someday! It looks so gorgeous and it seems like you had an amazing time!

    xoxo,
    Katie
    chicincarolina.blogspot.com

    • It was absolutely beautiful! I’d definitely suggest visiting when you get the chance! xo

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