Packing tips – Winter in Europe

Packing tips – Winter in Europe

I'm about to head to Italy for a little over a week, and I've been busy packing and prepping. After living through a winter in Paris, I know a little about packing the right things for winter European weather. I'm an "all black" traveler for the most part- black jeans, black booties, black sweaters, etc. [...]

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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 [...]

Macarons of Paris

Macarons of Paris

When living in Paris, I was a frequent visitor to the numerous patisseries and boulangeries. Every street seemed to hold its own treasure trove of sweets, and I ate far more than I would like to admit. Almost every bake shop I passed displayed the adorable circular cookies that have become increasingly popular stateside. Macarons are [...]

Settling In

I've finally settled into my new (temporary) home in Paris, France! I'll be sharing my adventures in this amazing city and around Europe on this blog for the next five or so months. I've been exploring Paris, visiting the tourist-y (and less traveled) sites, and eating more crepes than I'm willing to admit. In the [...]