10 Best Small Museums in Paris

1) Musée Carnavalet A mammoth’s molar; the chair in which Volatire died; Robespierre’s shaving dish. The collection of the Musée Carnavalet (the first municipal museum in Paris) documents the history of the city in the eclectic and eccentric way a museum about Paris should: through its everyday objects (there’s a gallery filled entirely with street…

Paris Part Deux, France

My first trip abroad was with my French club during my sophomore year in college. I blogged about it in this post. I went again with the same French club right after I graduated from high school. We visited most of the same sights and additional ones along the way… Climbing Montmartre Steps View after…

Mont Saint-Michel, France

One of the most interesting places I have visited in France was Mont St. Michele – an island near Normandy. It’s hard to imagine this 11th-century abbey was once a prison. Mont St. Michele is considered “The Wonder of the Western World.” It is surrounded by a bay that has one road that leads into…

Nice, France

On my very first trip to France with my high school French Club (MANY, ahem years ago), we took an overnight train from Paris to the French Riviera. We checked in to the Hotel Nice (really original) and started to tour the downtown. It was sunny and beautiful! The beach looked so inviting although I…

Paris Part Un, France

My first trip abroad was during my sophomore year in high school with the French Club. My father took me down to the courthouse to get my passport! I was nervous to board that plane but I was with my friends and we were about to have an adventure! Once we landed, we immediately met…