This past June, Ricky and I ventured in France – first in Paris, then in the Côte d’Azur.  Between the cityscape and endless sites of Paris, to the calm vibe and picturesque views of the Riviera, we felt both invigorated and relaxed.  It was just the type of balance that we were hoping for!

Although I feel like I could deem every moment of the trip as a favorite, here are the moments that truly left me feeling like I was on cloud nine.

Happening upon markets, quaint streets, and adorable building facades.

Taking in the astonishingly beautiful architecture and stained glass of Notre Dame Cathedral.

Croissants and baguettes a-plenty.

Climbing the Eiffel Tower…

…and the subsequent views.

Passing time at a street café with drinks and french onion soup, as the rain poured around us.

Renting bicycles from Velib, and riding through the city.

Marveling at the sheer size of the Louvre, not even to mention its tremendous art collection.

Spending time along the Seine.

Snacking on delicious crêpes.

Relaxing in the Champ de Mars.

Stay tuned for my French Riviera favorites!