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

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…

72 Hours in Paris: Things to See and Do

When it comes to traveling, some of us might not have the luxury of spending many days in one place. Whether it’s due to rushed planning or limited vacation time off from work, it can be hectic trying to research and cram in as much as possible into sightseeing a city or country. In the … Continue reading 72 Hours in Paris: Things to See and Do

A View from Montmartre (poem)

(inspired by Paris, France-- July 2014) A View from Montmartre The Sacré Coeur blesses me tonight under the gaze of les étoiles the heat melting memories in late July, fireworks still sticky on the back of my neck. There's a carafe for two, at ease with you, laughter over the bill as I'm blushing rosé confessions … Continue reading A View from Montmartre (poem)

A Guide to Bastille Day Fireworks in Paris

Last week was Bastille Day (aka "le 14 juillet") in France. As it goes with many independence days, there were fireworks featured in cities all over the country, the most-famous being in Paris. Considering that it falls in the middle of summer, during which tourist season is at its peak, the capital is packed with people who … Continue reading A Guide to Bastille Day Fireworks in Paris