Most of the food in France is pretty down to earth and not too unusual, however, it’s not hard to find restaurants that serve food that may come across as unusual, strange, or downright disgusting to some people. One of the most famous “odd eats” in France is Escargot, or to be politically incorrect “snails”.
When traveling overseas, it’s easy to get so caught up in busy schedules we set for ourselves in order to visit as many tourist attractions as possible that sometimes we forget to take a moment to take a break and breathe. It’s good to spend a couple of hours doing simple activities such as taking a walk through a park, taking a boat ride on the river, or simply letting the kids run around in an open space.
We took a few such breaks while we were in Paris:
We let the kids run and chase birds in a park adjacent to the Eiffel Tower.
If you are in Paris and you only have time to visit one tourist attraction, be sure to visit The Palace of Versailles. This tourist attraction is by far the best and most interesting place to visit in Paris, yes, even more than the Eiffel Tower or the Louvre. The Palace of Versailles has everything you look for in a tourist attraction. Do you like art? They have plenty of paintings and sculptures throughout. Do you like authentic baroque architecture? They have that. Do you like cathedrals? They have that. Do you like gardens? They have that as well.
The Louvre Art Museum is undoubtedly one of the most famous art museums in the world and one of the most famous landmarks in Paris. In fact when most people think of Paris, two landmarks likely come to mind; the Eiffel Tower, and the Louvre. The Louvre is a very popular tourist definition, it’s very crowded, and it’s very large, but it’s also very beautiful and very much worth it to visit.