Living your best life in Paris

Living your best life in Paris

I lived in Paris for about 6 months while studying abroad during my sophomore year of college. I returned home after my time abroad with French baking skills, a working knowledge of French wines and cheeses, a deeper appreciation of fine art, and pants that felt a little too tight after months of indulging in [...]

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Annecy

Annecy

The final stop on my family's trip through France before returning to Paris was Annecy, a beautiful little city in the southeastern French Alps. This is an adorable city featuring pastel buildings, canals, and stunning views of the nearby lake and snow capped mountains. This town is situated just an hour away from Chamonix, a stunning [...]

Avignon

Avignon

When traveling through France last year, my family and I visited a number of cities in the southern region of the country. After starting our trip in Paris, where I had been studying for the last 5 months, we took a train to Nice, where we stayed for several days. You can read all about my [...]

The French Riviera

The French Riviera

There are few destinations more effortlessly glamorous and gorgeous than the French Riviera. The coastline of southern France is studded with beautiful cities, from Cannes to Nice to St. Tropez. I could spend all year switching from city to city, soaking in all southern France has to offer, but I did my best to squeeze everything into [...]

Chamonix

Chamonix

While traveling through France this Summer, I was lucky to stop for a day in the French Alps. My family and I visited Chamonix-Mont-Blanc as a day trip while staying in Annecy. This is a beautiful town, situated by a gorgeous Alpine lake. I'll talk more about my time in Annecy and fun things to [...]

An Afternoon in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

An Afternoon in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Saint Germain is one of those lovely quarters in Paris where I could spend a year wandering through the streets without ever getting bored. It is quintessential Paris in many regards- a beautiful quarter filled with cafes and boutiques and museums. I absolutely loved spending afternoons walking around this neighborhood, so I thought I'd share [...]