France

December 17, 2016
Holiday Gourmet Gift Guide from Galeries Lafayette premium
One of the best things about traveling in France is discovering all the unique foods, and then eating as much as your pants will allow. Gorging on unpasteurized cheese and saucisson, while washing it down with a shockingly inexpensive carafe of Bordeaux, will inevitably leave you longing again for that gluttonous experience. Although, Americans can’t {legally} […]
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December 7, 2016
Holiday Capsule Wardrobe from Galeries Lafayette premium
There’s not much more that I love than the holiday season. The temperatures are low and the spirits are high. The smells of vin chaud and chestnuts fill the air, while the City of Light shines brighter, with the illumination of each arrondissement’s décor. And the glitter! Eloisa James wrote in her book, Paris in […]
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November 14, 2016
How to Pack a Perfect Paris Picnic premium
Along with terrace sitting and pétanque, picnicking is a national sport in France, especially in Paris. Much of this tradition goes back to the French Revolution, when the royal gardens and parks became public. Plus, have you seen the size of most Paris apartments? Green spaces in Paris are the living rooms and backyards for […]
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November 4, 2016
Plane, Train, or Bus: What’s the Best Way to Travel around France? premium
What is the best way to travel around France? Well, there’s not really a simple answer to that question. It depends. Where are you traveling? How much time do you have? What is your budget? There are many factors that must be considered when determining the best way to travel around France. Let’s assume the […]
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October 26, 2016
5 Things I Miss about Living in the USA premium
As much as I love life in France, there are some things I miss about living in the USA. As a fifth-generation Texan and a who-knows-how-many-generation American, the stars and stripes are all but tattooed on my forehead. The country and its ideals and customs are ingrained as deeply as my Southern drawl. No matter […]
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October 19, 2016
10 of the Best Free Things to Do in Paris premium
Paris is one of the most luxurious places in the world. From Chanel and Chopard to palace hotels and Michelin-starred restaurants, euros can go rather quickly. Beyond the best of the best, a simple cup of coffee and crêpe costs more than in other cities around France. However, a trip to the City of Light […]
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