Destination: Paris, France (March 2019 Edition– Part 2)

Although I hadn't been back in Paris for more than 24 hours when I visited in March for my birthday, I'd already managed to see a lot of the city. Of course, I continued my exploration that first full day in, as well as for the remaining three nights I had in the French capital. … Continue reading Destination: Paris, France (March 2019 Edition– Part 2)

Destination: Paris, France (March 2019 Edition– Part 1)

Paris, oh Paris...it's a place that I've written about numerous times on this blog, to the point that I've had to chronicle each visit based on the date I went (April, October, now March...). Crazy to believe that I used to dislike this city when I first moved to France in 2015-- now, it's one that … Continue reading Destination: Paris, France (March 2019 Edition– Part 1)

26 Lessons I Learned in 26 Years

As the title shows, I turn 26 today. It might not mean too much for those who've been on this Earth longer than I have, but at least so far in my young life, it's a milestone that I've learned to cherish. I've survived another year *relatively* unscathed, and I'm gearing up for the next … Continue reading 26 Lessons I Learned in 26 Years

My 5 Favorite Restaurants in Paris

A massive foodie, I'm always looking for places to try out whenever I go out. Growing up in Los Angeles has exposed me to a variety of different cuisines, dishes, and tastes-- I've enjoyed my fair share of delicious, authentic food, from the likes of Lebanese to Korean to even Ethiopian. You can seriously say … Continue reading My 5 Favorite Restaurants in Paris

Destination: Paris, France (October 2018 Edition– Part 2)

On my first full day in Paris during the October vacances, I spent the rainy morning in the quiet, bucolic neighborhood called Mouzaïa (located in the 19th arrondissement) before heading to the city center. I puttered around rue Mouffetard in the 5th arrondissement (a beautiful historic street made famous by Ernest Hemingway) before making the long trek to the 11th arrondissement near the Bastille … Continue reading Destination: Paris, France (October 2018 Edition– Part 2)