A Tragic Love Story: Heloise and Abelard, Père Lachaise, Paris

A Tragic Love Story: Heloise and Abelard, Père Lachaise, Paris

As tragic as their story was, Heloise and Abelard’s is one of my favorites. In my previous post, I’ve mentioned that somehow, even when tombs have been erected, the city of Paris still shouts love and romance. This is where Père Lachaise comes in, as it is currently the home of Heloise and Abelard. Abelard was once one of the most distinguished scholars of his time. At the peak of his career, he met Heloise, a remarkable and brilliant woman who clearly had made a huge impression on him. He was 20 years her…

Paris: The City of Love in the Eyes of a Single Hopeless Romantic

Paris: The City of Love in the Eyes of a Single Hopeless Romantic

Perhaps the most beautiful and worth-seeing tourist trap there can ever be, the Eiffel Tower. It is such a beauty, isn’t it? Ever since I was bitten by the travel bug, the city of Paris had become my #1 destination to avoid. Known as the “most romantic city in the world” or better yet, “the city of love,” it had kept me running towards the opposite direction. I mean, what was I going to do there flying solo? I must admit that although I’ve been travelling by myself to almost everywhere, the…