Paris truly does get a lot of hype, possibly more than any other city in the world. It is absolutely one of the highest rated travel destinations in the world, and is on the bucket list of almost every world traveler.
Traveling to Paris is an adventure that every lover of culture and class feels they must experience in person, and until that moment they decorate their walls and hearts with pictures of the Eiffel Tower in spring, or the Seine River at sunset. I describe what I experienced myself, as my expectations for visiting Paris only grew the more time I was away from it. I felt as if it was calling to me from across the oceans, begging me to come and visit.
So what exactly did I expect from Paris, and how did the beautiful City of Light live up to everything I dreamed about it? Let me explain.