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March 7, 2017
Sporting Events Worth Traveling for (Even if you’re not a Sports Fan) + Win a Trip to Europe premium
Obviously you know me as a travel writer, but what seems like many moons ago, I was a university athlete, high school basketball coach, and a ravenous sports fan. From American football to soccer and golf to tennis, much of my leisure time revolved around sports. Now, not so much, unless sports coincide with travel. […]
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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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October 10, 2016
How to Pack for Paris in the Fall (without looking like a tourist) premium
In my August article, “5 Ways to be a Better Tourist in Paris, “ I interviewed Parisians regarding their biggest pet peeves concerning visitors. Along with the loud talking, most mentioned sloppily dressed tourists as an annoyance. OK, so it’s not just enough to ask visitors to dress better, without defining what better constitutes {at […]
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October 5, 2016
The Best Foods to Eat in Paris (and where to find them) premium
Paris is a paradise for food lovers. Most visitors don’t even scratch the surface when it comes to all the yummy treats the city has to offer. Or, they waste stomach space on junky food. Yes, there are plenty of sub-par pâtisseries and cafés waiting to take your money and your daily caloric intake. I […]
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September 7, 2016
It’s in the Bag: 6 Essential Items I Never Travel Without premium
Whether a staycation in Paris, a quick trip to Italy, or extended time in the USA, there are certain things I won’t travel without. In fact, they’re packed and ready to go at a moment’s notice. All I need to do is grab my passport, and I’m out the door. Other than my MacBook Pro […]
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