I have been waiting to come back to Paris for three years now. My high school graduation present from parents was a trip to the City of Lights with my best friends during my senior year of high and during the trip I was bit by the travel bug and have made multiple attempts to return to the city. Everything fell in place last month and was planned very last minute — a trend I have noticed with most of my trips. A few weeks later and I was off to Paris with one of my close friends from college to join another friend in Paris.

Our first full day in Paris was a whirlwind of an experience and we conquered a good chunk of the city. After spending my first full day here, my heart truly does belong in Paris and this is definitely a city I could see myself living in the near future. Here are a few photos from the first day: