I say, to live for the spontaneous moments in your life, is a life well spent.
Firstly, I would just like to say thankyou to the most amazing boyfriend in the world for planning & following through with what started off as a mere “Oh yeah but that’s far too unrealistic!” idea ..Apparently not!
Travelling by coach & ferry for excruciatingly long hours, (this was the consequence we had to pay for a cheap, last minute trip) in Antarctic-like conditions & running on barely any energy, I’ll admit, was hands down, without a doubt, all completely worth it. Let’s just say this is going to be one tough Valentines Day to follow in up & coming years!
On a rainy arrival we found ourselves in the heart of the beautifully characteristic & stylish streets of Paris. Not really sure on where we were going, or any set plans in particular, this was the perfect opportunity for some exploring (& maybe getting lost!).
We decided to take a long walk passing all of the city’s picturesque cafés, florists & window shopping some of Paris’ finest fashion stores, Channel being one of them! C’est très magnifique! After my Audrey Hepburn moment, we reached one of the most extravagent & poshest hotels I’d ever laid eyes on, & Daniel is just about to step in for directions! Lord have mercy! Entering in awe from the sparkling marble floor under our feet & the tall white pillars towering over our heads, we met a very cheery & helpful woman at the front desk who literally planned our whole route out for the day on a map with a biro ballpoint pen.
The route took us through all of Paris’ main attractions & places you couldn’t bare to miss when visiting The City of Love; The Champs-Élysées, The Arc de Triomphe, The Louvre Pyramid, The Eiffel Tower, the list goes on. All of which were breath-taking experiences that I will hold close to my heart for a very long time. The Eiffel Tower even had a special surprise especially for Valentines Day where the whole building lit up towards the end of the night & softly sparkled for only a few seconds. A truly magical moment. It really was like the icing on top of the cake, what a perfect ending to finish a perfect Valentines Day!