Walking to the top of the dome of Sacre Coeur provided so many lovely photo ops that I’m sharing a second One Thing, Three Ways post on it, a Part Deux, if you will allow me to be extra cheesy. Sacre Coeur Photo #1.  I love the way the end-of-the-day light was streaming through the […]

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again:  the  €6 it costs to climb the dome of Sacre Coeur is the best  €6 you can spend on anything, anywhere in Europe.  If you get a chance to go, you MUST do it!  Sacre Coeur sits at the summit of the butte Montmartre, the highest point in […]

Hagia Sophia was originally a Christian cathedral, first Eastern Orthodox and then Roman Catholic, until it was converted to a mosque in 1453. When it was completed in 537, the Hagia Sophia (which means “Holy Wisdom) was the largest cathedral in the world.  It retained that honor for 1,000 years until the Seville Cathedral was completed in […]

Hagia Sophia was originally a Christian cathedral, first Eastern Orthodox and then Roman Catholic, until it was converted to a mosque in 1453. When it was completed in 537, the Hagia Sophia (which means “Holy Wisdom) was the largest cathedral in the world.  It retained that honor for 1,000 years until the Seville Cathedral was completed […]

From the top of l’Arc de Triomphe, I just wanted one really, really good shot of the Tour Eiffel, especially because I didn’t feel like I got one during my August trip there, even when up close.  It was way, way harder than I thought it would be.  Of course everyone wanted a similar shot […]