Celebrating Bastille Day in America

Despite the circumstances that brought us back to the United States, it was important to me that our life in America honor Ben’s French heritage. One of the ways we have done this is by celebrating the 14th of July- France’s Independence Day. Like all great celebrations, ours involved good food and decorations. I couldn’t…

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

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…