Interrail Adventure 2018 Day 14: Exploring Paris, the City of Lights Part 1 – The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower in Paris was opened in 1889 during the 100th anniversary of the French Revolution. The construction took 2 years, 2 months and 5 days! 324 meters in height, it was designed by the company of entrepreneur Gustave Eiffel, with Maurice Koechlin and Emile Nouguier as head engineers, and Stephen Sauvestre as architect. … More Interrail Adventure 2018 Day 14: Exploring Paris, the City of Lights Part 1 – The Eiffel Tower

Interrail Adventure 2018 Day 13: Peschiera del Garda – Milan – Lugano – Basel – Mulhouse Ville – Paris (6.travel day)

This is probably the most scenic train ride (and the longest travel day) during our Interrail trip last summer. Switzerland, aka the Land of Milk and Honey, did not disappoint, with its beautiful nature – luscious green mountains and aquamarine lagoons and lakes! The route (as the title suggests): Italy (Peschiera del Garda to Milan) … More Interrail Adventure 2018 Day 13: Peschiera del Garda – Milan – Lugano – Basel – Mulhouse Ville – Paris (6.travel day)

A detour to Château de Voltaire, home to “the innkeeper of Europe”

Heisann! Maerose here. Mehh.. Monday has been such a long day. I haven’t packed for Spain, but I’ll have plenty of time to do that later. For now, here’s an entry featuring the beautiful château where Voltaire spent his last years. When my sister and a friend traveled to Geneva, Switzerland, we stayed in a … More A detour to Château de Voltaire, home to “the innkeeper of Europe”