My Favorite Places to Eat and Drink in Paris (Part 1)

Traveling not only is a way to escape from the mundanity of work and home life, but also to learn about a new culture. Going just about anywhere outside of your home (especially abroad), and you're exposed to a new way of living via landmarks, museums, architecture, language, and the people. That's what makes it … Continue reading My Favorite Places to Eat and Drink in Paris (Part 1)

10 Quirky Attractions in Europe

For many who travel, visiting a new place comes with visiting the popular landmarks (e.g. Eiffel Tower, Machu Picchu, Sydney Opera House) in town. Such places are musts, especially when visiting for the first time. However, for subsequent visits or those desiring a more "off the beaten path" kind of travel, there are plenty of … Continue reading 10 Quirky Attractions in Europe

Paris Photo Scavenger Hunt

Bonjour à tous! A couple of months ago, Marla from Marla on the Move posted a "Paris Photo Scavenger Hunt," in which she took photos of the items listed on the Bingo card during her recent trip to the French capital. I found it a lot of fun, and I've decided to partake in this … Continue reading Paris Photo Scavenger Hunt

Refugee (poem)

(inspired by Calais, France-- December 2015) Refugee “I took a few steps and saw them, guys wearing uniforms with their dogs off the leash, carrying shiny, polished holstered guns...And the heavy pounding on their bodies, their bones scraping on the flooring, the thud made by the impact of their skulls on the steps, I can … Continue reading Refugee (poem)

5 Beautiful Train Stations in Europe

Traveling by train is one of the easiest and most-convenient ways to visit places in Europe. From the SNCF in France to the PKP in Poland, there are hundreds of railway companies that operate to get you from point A to point B, and to assist you in enjoying the travel experience all the way. … Continue reading 5 Beautiful Train Stations in Europe