Antwerp Cafe, Paris ~This gorgeous storefront is a perfect example of an inviting space. The bright colors, flowers and plants, and quaint awning all combine to create an inviting space that whispers: "come on in.
Le Procope is Paris' oldest cafe, dating back to the Starting as a cafe where gentlemen would drink coffee, it became a popular meeting place for intellectuals--such as Voltaire, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson-- throughout the century.
The Cathedral of Notre-Dame of Reims was the site of the coronation of French Kings. Erected between 1211 and 1516, in accordance with an architectural program of immense artistic richness, the Cathedral of Reims survives as one of the most beautiful examples of Gothic art.
Lantern Stairs, Montmartre, Paris, France Sometimes I wonder if my past life had been one in which I traveled through Europe for whatever reason. I see these pictures and occasionally it feels like it should be a memory . maybe that's wishful thinking