5 Beautiful Villages I Want to Visit in France

Salut, tout le monde! Having lived in France for four years, I had visited a good handful of what are consider "les plus beaux villages de France." In other words, these are several dozen villages throughout the country which have been promoted by national tourism as having "rich, cultural heritage," as means of drawing visitors … Continue reading 5 Beautiful Villages I Want to Visit in France

Travel Challenge– Day 7

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 memories of … Continue reading Travel Challenge– Day 7

The Outstanding Blogger Award 3

Source: Chalk & Cheese Travels Some time back, Michelle and Richard from Chalk & Cheese Travels nominated me for "The Outstanding Blogger Award." Their nomination actually came just right after Leighton from Leighton Travel's nomination, which I've graciously accepted and have already published a post on it. While it would've been economical to have combined … Continue reading The Outstanding Blogger Award 3

Destination: San Francisco, California

Golden Gate Bridge (August 2010). San Francisco needs no introduction: vibrant and progressive, this northern Californian city is only rival to Los Angeles in terms of history, culture, and things to do and see. Its famous Golden Gate Bridge and steep hills have inspired plenty of movies and TV shows, all the while having some … Continue reading Destination: San Francisco, California

Destination: Athens, Greece

The Parthenon (July 2006). Although Athens was not the final destination of our two-week trip along the Mediterranean, it was the last place that I had visited and did not return to during my time living in Europe a decade later. In fact, I did not return to Greece in my adulthood, and so all … Continue reading Destination: Athens, Greece