Vaux-le-Vicomte: The Model for Versailles

You’ve all probably heard of the Palace of Versailles, built by Louis XIV, used by Marie Antoinette and her husband Louis XVI until their arrest (and eventual beheading) and also occupied by Napoleon I. Well anyway, the gorgeous and elaborate palace was inspired by a much smaller one – Vaux-le-Vicomte, which I had the pleasureContinue reading “Vaux-le-Vicomte: The Model for Versailles”

My birthday as a real life Princess

Words cannot express how wonderfully blessed I feel right now after the beautiful weekend that I had. It was completely surreal. I guess I’ll start at the beginning and tell the story of my 23rd birthday spent in Paris. It all began on Thursday when I received a HUGE package from my parents for myContinue reading “My birthday as a real life Princess”