Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About the Catacombs

Are you curious? Let’s learn about the hidden Catacombs in Paris! If you’re anything like me, the word catacombs probably gives you the creeps. As someone who really hates the dark and small spaces, when I first heard about the Catacombs in Paris I thought, “thanks, but no thanks!” Well, fellow-fraidy-cats, I’m here to tell[…]

Graveyard Love: Star-crossed Heloise and Abelard

This may be one of the most famous French love stories but it is also one of the saddest. Père Lachaise purportedly hosts these two famous lovers, Heloise and Abelard, in a beautiful tomb in the South of the cemetery near the main entrance. Abelard was a famous French philosopher, theologian, and logician. He began[…]