Category Archives: Paris

Where in the World…


Sorry for the absence, friends, but furrylittlegnome has been busy. In between work, appointments, play and needlepointing her little hands away, she has been thinking about this year’s foreign adventure. Will gnome return to England and revisit The Tower of … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Europe, European Destinations, Landmarks, London, Paris, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Rodin Museum in Paris


Leaving Les Invalides in Paris, furrylittlegnome’s friend looked at our trusted map.  We would head over to a museum that gnome had not visited on previous trips to the City of Lights, and lucky for us, it was located next … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, European Destinations, Museums, Paris | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Furrylittlegnome Visits Notre Dame’s Facade


It was around this time, just a couple of years ago, when furrylittlegnome found herself back in Paris. It was cold, windy and rainy, but she was on a mission to show a fellow gnome the major sites and tourist … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Culture, Europe, European Destinations, Landmarks, Paris, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

More Foreign Favorites Courtesy of Furrylittlegnome


Two of furrylittlegnome’s favorite department stores are foreign and are always included for one or two visits on her itinerary whenever she is in Paris or London. Here is a quick glimpse of each. Galeries Lafayette 40, blvd Haussmann Paris … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Fashion, London, Paris, UK Destinations, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Furrylittlegnome’s View of Paris from the Top!


Fooled you, furrylittlegnome friends! From the title of this post, gnome suspects most of you had the Eiffel Tower in mind, and while the Tour Eiffel does boast some terrific views, there is another landmark in Paris that rivals it: … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Europe, Landmarks, Paris, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Furrylittlegnome’s Glimpse of Sainte-Chapelle


While meandering through an old Boston neighborhood yesterday, something caught furrylittlegnome’s eye that she has not noticed before: lots of stained glass windows on old Beacon Hill brownstones. This new discovery is the inspiration for today’s post. On the Ile … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Europe, Landmarks, Paris, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Furrylittlegnome Finds Patriotism in France


Furrylittlegnome has just finished watching a Rick Steves travel episode on PBS.  She doesn’t go anywhere overseas without his trusty guidebooks.  During this particular one half hour adventure, he took his viewers to Paris and one of his stops was … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Europe, Landmarks, Museums, Paris, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments