To be honest, I didn’t expect to like Paris. It’s never been a city that called to me, I’d never longed to climb the Eiffel Tower or stroll along the Seine.
I decided to visit on a whim, after perusing Skyscanner and stumbling across cheap flights in November. I knew the food would be phenomenal, and that was reason enough to visit – whether I connected with the city or not.
Maybe it’s because my expectations were so low, but I loved Paris. I turned into another camera-wielding, starry-eyed tourist walking through the city, my mouth agape, audibly squealing at the sight of the Eiffel Tower.
The City of Light unexpectedly made a lasting impression on me, and I think back on my weekend there with wistful nostalgia. I have so many photos of Paris (the city is ridiculously photogenic), but I thought I’d start with a few highlights as seen through my Instagram.
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Guys, I get it now – all the hype around #Paris, that is. This city was never high on my travel wish list, and I fully expected to be disappointed after visiting the other weekend.. But I loved it, and I can't wait to return! Have you ever fallen in love with a city unexpectedly?
Have you been to Paris? Have you ever fallen in love with a city unexpectedly?