October 12, 2012

Autumn Weekend in Paris!

Last weekend we escaped for a few days in Pariiiiis! It didn't really include touristy things, but rather to see our travel buddies Denis and Emma. Over the past 2 years, we’ve joined them in drinking endless bottles of wine under the Eiffel Tower, boating in Amsterdam, island-hopping in Greece and Croatia and lounging on a terrace in Brussels (for nearly 8 hours straight)! We just travel so well with them. Oh and not to forget that Denis was also one of the 40 other exchange students we studied with in Lappeenranta, Finland

But oh la la Paris! In between wining and dining on raclette at their apartment and Emma's breakfasts of pain au chocolat, we strolled the streets around Notre Dame, barhopped around town, made a quick visit to Montmartre and had one last rendezvous at Les Caves Populairesone of the many wine bars Denis and Emma frequent. There's always time to squeeze in another bottle of wine and a meat and cheese plate before taking the train back to Amsterdam :). 

It was a cozy, chilled out weekend in Paris and while our memories with them are already incredible....the list keeps on growing and growing--the four of us just booked tickets for a 10-day roadtrip around Iceland for next year!

Has anyone got tips for our first trip to Iceland? We hear Iceland is out-of-this-world incredible!
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9 comments:

Jay said...

Love, love, love!

I haven't been to Iceland - I keep hearing how amazing it is and now that we're in Norway, perhaps we'll make it there.

Betsy said...

oh man, love Paris! you've brought back so many wonderful memories :) and often Paris is best when you just wander with friends... what a great weekend!

Alli Campbell said...

Autumn in Paris just looks perfect! Friends were in Iceland a couple of months ago and have raved about it ever since - very keen to get there. Next time...

A and B said...

Can I say how incredibly jealous I am of your paris photos! So lovely!

Health, art, and the girl gamer said...

PARIS!! Your photos are incredible, they display the subtle things that make France such an incredible place to live and visit! I grew up in the South ( Antibes) and haven't been back for years, so your pics def made me homesick!! I look forward to visiting Paris with my husband one day, sans the kiddos!!
New follower!! I look forward to reading your adventures! We are currently in Thailand and moving to Scotland next month.

elz said...

these photos are the.best. i love paris so much, my heart is literally aching i wish i was there right this very instant after reading your this post! argh.

Valerie said...

Gorgeous photos! I love Paris. I'm actually from France but Paris feels like a different country. There's something very special about it :)

xx

Nicole Marie said...

how lucky are we that we can just POP on over to paris :)

Vic said...

My housemate has just booked a trip conservation volunteering in Iceland next year - it looks so amazing! This is my idea of THE perfect weekend - good friend, good food and a change of scenery!