We met at the Fontaine Ste Michel on the edge of the 5th arrondissement. The giant red umbrella was our tour start. I first found Sandeman’s free tours in London, and enjoyed it, so I knew it was the best way to get Mom’s feet wet on our first day in Paris.
In April, I met up with my mom, Sue, at Detroit Metro Airport. She came from Fort Lauderdale and I came from Los Angeles. We stretched, ate Trader Joe’s salads, and caught up. Then we made our way to the gate for our connecting flight. Paris. Sue got her first passport in January of this… Click to keep reading!
Paris is not my favorite city. It’s a controversial opinion, but it’s mine. Paris has lovely pain au chocolat and cheap champagne. Paris has avenues of identically charming apartment buildings built in the 1840s and 1850s. The Eiffel Tower is breathtaking for the first five minutes of every hour, starting at 9 pm, when it… Click to keep reading!
Hey y’all! Hope everyone is having a great week. I’ve had quite a bit on my plate lately (and am totally stressed out to prove it) so this week is a little light for me on the blog. I’m going to a yoga class tonight and making a big list of things I’m going to… Click to keep reading!
Somehow, Marseille has never been on my list of places to travel, despite being a stone’s throw away on my trip to the Cote d’Azure in 2003. This coastal French town is infamous for its fictitious inhabitants (the Count of Monte Cristo to name one) and its spicy international flair. I’m also a big fan… Click to keep reading!