Reflecting on our first trip to Paris, I'm thinking back about a few things that surprised me during our time in that lovely city.
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Off to Paris?
After seeing countless pictures of Paris for, well, my entire life, and studying French language and culture all the way through college (10+ years), I thought I had a fairly good sense of what visiting France would be like, especially Paris, when I finally got to see it.
Ironically, Paris wasn't the first major European city I visited. Even after all of that academic preparation, and all of my other travels throughout other major European cities, I was still very pleasantly surprised by so many aspects of Paris. Paris truly was everything I imagined it would be...but a few things surprised me - and I thought they were worth sharing! So let's discuss - 5 things that surprised me about Paris!
Surprising fact about Paris:
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