Travel Challenge– Day 1

Hey, folks! I was nominated by fellow travel blogger Anita from 100 Country Trek (thanks, dear!) to post one favorite travel picture a day for ten days without explanation, then nominate someone else to participate. That’s 10 days, 10 travel pictures, and 10 nominations. It is fun to search through my favorite photos, bringing back … Continue reading Travel Challenge– Day 1

5 Beautiful Places In Normandy, France

Situated just northwest of Paris, the region of Normandy is a coastal part of France with a history steeped in Norman rule tracing back to William the Conqueror in 1066. It's also known for its D-Day beaches and picturesque harbors, with a notable agricultural and maritime industry along the English Channel. Normandy might be small, … Continue reading 5 Beautiful Places In Normandy, France

Destination: Auvers-sur-Oise, France

Wheat fields in Auvers-sur-Oise (July 2019). Situated some 27 kilometres (17 miles) northwest of Paris, the small town of Auvers-sur-Oise has a rich history of artists who have lived and painted there. It is most-synonymous with that of Vincent van Gogh, who spent the last few months of his life residing in town, and tourists … Continue reading Destination: Auvers-sur-Oise, France

The Francophile Tag

Salut! A while ago, Camden from Baguettes and Bicyclettes tagged me to do the Francophile Tag. She's an American expat who works as an English lecturer at a university in the south of France; I've been following her adventures for a while on her blog and YouTube channel, and she's a great resource for teaching … Continue reading The Francophile Tag

Crazy Travel Stories #11: That One Time I Got Food Poisoning in Paris…

If you have especially been traveling for some time, then there's bound to be at least one instance in which you've experienced food poisoning. It's absolutely dreadful, as you not only feel excruciatingly uncomfortable, but you also take time away from your adventures in order to stay in bed to recover. Even the most-cautious explorers … Continue reading Crazy Travel Stories #11: That One Time I Got Food Poisoning in Paris…