10 practical tips for your first trip to Paris

10 practical tips for your first trip to Paris

With summer right around the corner, and wedding season in full effect, I can usually count on getting several messages this time of year from friends and family who are considering a trip or honeymoon to Paris. After all, the smartest thing you can do before a vacation is make sure you're as prepared as [...]

Paris 2018: A tribute to Princess Diana, Lunch in the 8th, a river cruise on the Seine and the Trocadéro

Paris 2018: A tribute to Princess Diana, Lunch in the 8th, a river cruise on the Seine and the Trocadéro

Just beyond the Eiffel Tower, across the Pont de l'Alma bridge, lies a bittersweet monument, that I had planned to show my family. It's here, just after you cross over the Seine, that you are face-to-face with the very tunnel where Princess Diana's car crashed, 21 years ago. The exterior of the tunnel- covered in [...]

Paris 2018: Notre Dame and The Eiffel Tower

Paris 2018: Notre Dame and The Eiffel Tower

As many of you may know, I went back to Paris this summer with my parents, younger brother, and Ben. I had the absolute best of intentions in blogging about our trip, but... well... you know what they say about good intentions. Now that I'm on winter break from work, I'm finally catching up on [...]

Because everybody needs an awkward first post…

Because everybody needs an awkward first post…

I've come to the conclusion that there is nothing more awkward than the first post in a blog. You're trying to set the tone for your site, establish credibility with the reader, while maintaining the balance of being knowledgeable on the topic but still approachable. It's... a lot. So this is the part where I [...]