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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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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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August 29, 2016
12 Beauty Products to Buy from French Pharmacies (or Amazon) premium
In France, flashing green crosses aren’t just places to buy cough drops, bandages, and prescriptions. They are also beacons for some spectacular beauty products. Get the vision of Walgreens and CVS out of your head, because French pharmacies are in another stratosphere. There’s a reason why the world’s glitterati scour the shelves to buy beauty […]
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December 5, 2014
10 Great Holiday Gifts for Travelers premium
If you’re anything like me then you’re behind on your holiday shopping. Scratch that. If you’re like me then you’ve done absolutely no holiday shopping. I have, however, done a bang-up job of making my own Christmas wish list. As you can imagine, most everything on that list lends to my travel-centric lifestyle. So, if […]
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