Winter seems like it’s lasted forever this year, and with the strange amount of snow flurries we’ve been having here in Paris over the last few days (seriously weather? It’s March) I’ve been daydreaming a lot about warmer weather and escapes from the city. One of my favorite countryside adventures Read More
My lovely mom just returned back home after a week spent here visiting me in Paris (and, I think, having a much needed break). It had been seven months since we’d last seen each other, so it was great to have her here for a fairly significant period of time Read More
One of the many benefits of coming to a place for a second (or third or fourth) time is that you have the chance to see and do things you weren’t able to the first time around. As well as discovering more of D’s hometown, I also got to spend Read More
The arrival of a much-needed vacation was hailed with amazing views and a visit with good friends. Check out the beauty I discovered (again) in the calanques and in the charming town of Cassis!
After leaving Notre Dame de la Garde, we got back in the car and drove along a beautiful stretch of highway that ran along the coast, with water so blue it looked fake. We were on our way to the Calanques, a series of inlets with steep cliffs surrounding them, Read More
After exploring the Vieux Port, we drove up to the basilica that overlooks Marseille, Notre Dame de la Garde, to take in the view. There were a LOT of stairs. In retrospect ballet flats were probably not the best choice of shoes, but it was all worth it for the Read More