Trips

Essential Paris Side-Trip: Giverny

So if you’re planning a trip to Paris, the odds are that everyone is telling you to go to Versailles. Right? That seems to be the main go-to day trip out of France’s capitol, plus you get to knock out an awesome palace as well as impressive gardens. I’m not saying that I don’t love […] Read more…

Monet’s Legacy: Musee de l’Orangerie

Maybe you have seen Woody Allen’s film Midnight in Paris. If you have followed this blog more than a little while, you will know that I am about a short step away from being completely obsessed with it. I think I know every line and I pull them out in appropriate scenarios. I began reading into […] Read more…

Every Girl’s Dream: Parisian Girls Trip

Ok so, what is the most ultimate “girls’ trip” you can think of? Just you and your best ladies- your closest friends, your sisters, your mom- all together for a week of wine and shopping and taking each others’ clothes and beautiful sights? I mean, if has to be Paris, right? The city of lights. […] Read more…

Copenhagen I: Boats, Bikes & Beer

Copenhagen, without a doubt, managed to completely steal our hearts. Maybe it was the endless sunshine, maybe it was the “Good Morning!”s from total strangers, or maybe it was the endless show of drunk naked people on canal boats. But we left saying that we would move there in a heartbeat. Of course, that is […] Read more…

Prague Jewish Corridor

Certainly in Prague, taking a walking tour of the Jewish corridor is a must-do. Called Josefov in Czech, it essentially became a ghetto as Jews were restricted from settling anywhere else in the city. Eventually, a good amount of the area was destroyed to make way for broader streets and new buildings. Fortunately, some very […] Read more…

A Drink with Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway: prolific modern American writer, bull fighter, deep sea angler, big game hunter and a two time world war survivor. This is the profile that Mr. Hemingway- the literary genius that came to be known (and introduce himself as) Papa- built for himself throughout his life. His outrageous hobbies and larger than life personality seemed to […] Read more…

Budapest’s Thermal Baths

Fun fact: Did you know that Budapest sits on top of the world’s largest thermal cave system? These caves were created by gushing hot spring that now create the city’s famous bath houses. Therefore, it would be a complete shame to visit this beautiful city without, literally, plunging in, as the locals do!   When I […] Read more…

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