“The Mona Lisa is the most recognized painting in the world.” “The Eiffel Tower is the most recognized monument in the world.” “France is the most popular tourist destination in the world.” “Paris is the most popular city for tourists in the w
I’m here in Paris plugging away at learning this language. Still. I’m still befuddled by most of what people say. I still listen to my French language podcasts, still meander my way through my online courses and still flip through my offline books. I still write out the co
Coffee… come to mama. Before I was living and writing in Paris, I was nomadic, traveling the world in search of everything beautiful and tasty. So naturally, I spent a lot of time sipping coffee in cafés to rest my weary feet and refuel for the next leg of my journey. In this ti
London is sooo into me. Every time I visit, Londoners unravel their strings of flags and roll out red carpets. Last year, they had a big wedding while I was there, and this year, they gave a 21-gun salute and went all out with a boat parade. Oh, and the queen had her Diamond Jubilee.