For a big city--12 million people and counting--Paris doesn't have the kinds of skyscrapers you might expect. Aside from a few carefully segregated clusters, most of Paris's buildings aren't more than five or six stories tall. But the things that do stand out are world class landmarks.
There's something about this stone house in the midst of rows of grape vines in the spring that really captures what I liked about the spirit of the place. It's wine country all the way.
The Eiffel Tower is one of the world's most recognizable landmarks. Standing tall over the Paris Skyline, it has become an iconic symbol for all travelers.