🌷🌸 Spring in Paris and Amsterdam 🌸🌷

I have been spending Springtime in Europe for over a decade now, so some of my posts of the best places to see at this time of year are several years old, so I’m rounding up some of my Springtime favorites for you here. Enjoy!

🌸🚲 Spring in Paris with My Bicycle 🚲🌸

Enjoying my favorite tree in all of ParisI've been busy taking photos throughout this beautiful Spring, so I thought I'd put together this post to share some of the pauses I've taken on my bike over the past couple of months just for fun. I don't go everywhere by bike [...]

🌸⛪️ Photographic Tribute to Notre Dame 🍂⛪️

Click image to purchase Many of you have written to me in the last two weeks requesting images of Notre Dame. You all know the gardens near Notre Dame is one of my favorite places to photograph, especially in Springtime. The cherry blossoms pop open sometime between late [...]

🌸 Notre Dame in Spring: A 🚲 Tribute 🌸

Just over two weeks ago, Paris was hit with a devastating fire that struck it right in its figurative heart. I had been in the side garden where the cherry blossoms were in bloom just days before shooting the trees, and of course, my bike. The trees were still in bloom [...]

🚲 Bicycling Through Amsterdam 🚲

Hopping on a bike in a new city can be daunting; it feels like you're taking your life into your hands and you don't know all the rules at the same time. Luckily some cities were designed with biking as a main means of transportation in mind (and not as [...]

🇳🇱 Trip Outside Amsterdam: Zaanse Schans 🐑

I am always looking for the next place to visit, the next excursion to take. I love exploring, and so often I have found that people will zero in on a big city but miss the places that are just outside the big cities on the way to the next [...]

🌸 Spring Blossoms Around Paris II 🌸

This is Part II of Spring Blossoms Around Paris. 🌸 Read Part I here. Let's continue our tour around Paris as we enjoy some more cherry blossoms. Shakespeare & Co. 37 Rue de la Bûcherie 75005 Paris Shakespeare & Co. is a modern landmark in Paris and in Springtime there [...]

🌸 Spring Blossoms Around Paris I 🌸

This year I have been busy jumping all over town to photograph beautiful Paris in Spring and I wanted to give you all a tour so you could see just why Paris in Spring has a reputation all on its own. This year's Spring has been super late - [...]

🇳🇱🚲 A Visit to Zaanse Schans 🌾🐄

I've discovered one of the most wonderful places in the Netherlands this summer, and I just had to share it with you. The Zaanse Schans is an open-air museum, which gives you a full experience of an old Dutch town. It can be a day or half-day trip outside Amsterdam, [...]

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