St. Giles Cathedral

St. Giles Cathedral

Edinburgh. Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. It has been recognized as the capital since at least the 15th Century. Given that traces of Bronze Age and Iron Age settlements have been found at Castle Rock and Arthur's Seat, it should come as no surprise that Edinburgh is teeming with historical places.   St. [...]

Hotel de Ville

Hotel de Ville

Paris. Paris is a city of beauty and wonder. As I strolled about the city, I constantly found new things which caught my gaze because of their splendor.   Hôtel de Ville. I love the architecture found in Paris and the Hôtel de Ville was quite spectacular. It is located in the 4th arrondissement on [...]

Doors of Stirling

Doors of Stirling

Photography Series. I've been enjoying creating these photography series. They seem the best way to showcase the photos that I'd like to share with all of you. I have shared many doors since discovering Norm's (host of Thursday Doors) blog. I shared in last week's Friday Faves that my mother and I would be traveling [...]

The King’s Old Building At Stirling Castle

The King’s Old Building At Stirling Castle

  Stirling Castle. When I traveled to Scotland with my mom and aunt at the beginning of June, one of the day trips on our list was traveling to Stirling Castle. I've written a little about that day trip in this post. Stirling Castle is maintained by Historic Environment Scotland, which preserves historic properties across [...]

The Queen’s Hamlet

The Queen’s Hamlet

  The Queen's Hamlet. Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles, France. Also known as Hameau de la Reine, the Queen's Hamlet was the place I most wanted to see when we toured the Palace of Versailles. Passport Ticket. We purchased the Passport ticket which included admission to the entire estate at the Palace of Versailles. While the [...]