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Exploring Paris in 5 hours

Paris has been topping my European bucket list for the longest time. As soon as I received my British passport, I booked a day trip to Paris.

2017 started off with an adventure and it doesn’t seem to be stopping.  I never would have guessed that my dream of visiting Paris would come true. This year has truly been magical and I am so grateful for everything that has happened. What are you most grateful for this year?

Patience does pay off and hard work does bear fruit. 

I was travelling with my friend and this being a day trip, we booked the 5:40 Eurostar to Paris Gare du Nord. Paris greeted us with rape seed fields,  graffiti walls and cold weather.

My first trip to Paris was nothing less than an adventure. From getting lost for 3 hours (we had reached our destination but due to language barrier thought we had to get another train and that took us away from the main city) to getting soaked in rain, including my camera. But, even after losing valuable time, we still managed to fit in a lot of places.

Day Trip To Dover Castle From London | Tips That Will Actually Help You

Views from Dover Castle

When the curiosity to see a new place ended up into a day trip adventure to ‘Dover Castle’.

The journey from London St Pancras to Dover Priority Station took about 1 hour 35 minutes and costs us £79.80 (2x return tickets on javelin at any time). Once at the Station, the steep walk to Dover Castle is about 15-20 minutes. There’s also a bus service available but we decided to walk to the castle.

We were clueless how huge this castle was and that, we were gonna end up spending the whole day here. My impromptu adventure to Dover Castle meant I wasn’t prepared for this trip and there’s few things I discovered the hard way.

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  • My reaction says it all 😻
I couldn't help but stare at my #dreamhouse 🏡💖 dreaming of spending chilly winters by the wooden fireplace 🔥baking pies and drinking tea ☕️ while gazing out of the window 💭
Hey a girl can dream right ?☺️💖✨
  • The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper ✨💫 - W.B. Yeates
  • Beaconsfield is a beautiful town with spectacular houses full of character and architectural perfection 🏘
But what caught my eye were the gardens. It's like every house has a forest 🌲🌳🐿 as their front/back garden and it's all maintained and taken very good care of 💖
I love exploring new places on foot and by getting lost 🚶🏻‍♀️which means I need to take breaks either to fuel up 🥘🌯which happens 99% of time or to just take in some fresh air 💕
  • Exploring new #cornersofmyworld is my favourite thing to do especially when it's this beautiful 😍

What's YOUR favourite thing to do?
  • Everytime I have holidays booked and wanna go exploring, I come down with a flu 🤧

Don't think the universe is on my side ☹️
But sometimes I refuse to give in and there are times where my body refuse to co-operate 😨

It's a tough world we live in, I tell you 😂🤣 So for now I'm in snuggled in my duvet all comfy watching the storm go crazy outside destroying my flower pots 🍂🥀🍃
  • The cold winds are creeping in just like @richmond_council does every now and then on my feed ☺️
See if you can spot the dog hiding behind the flowers 🐶