France: Paris (vol 2)

After lunch at a small café, we set out for Le Fouchon to find my aunt’s favorite tea. Holy moly, that place is amazing! Tons of beautiful macaroons and ornately decorated eclairs. Flavors and variations of all kinds. I bought three different kinds of tea, sausages to smuggle back for my uncle, and B bought meat andContinue reading “France: Paris (vol 2)”

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France: Paris (vol 1)

We arrived in Paris by train at noon and took a taxi to Hôtel de Ville. We stayed at Hotel Duo, a contemporary boutique hotel located off of one of the main streets and a short walk to Île de la Cité where Notre Dame, La Saint-Chappelle can be found. Sydney had a meeting shortly after our arrival,Continue reading “France: Paris (vol 1)”

France: Grand-Bornand & Lyon

As I sat down to write this, I became acutely aware of how very charmed my life is. We were met at the Lyon airport early Saturday morning by my dear friend, Sydney, and her French husband Mikael. From there we headed straight to Le Grand-Bornand for the holiday weekend. I’m still not entirely sure whyContinue reading “France: Grand-Bornand & Lyon”

England | Germany | France

Welcome 2014! Thus far it’s been a whirlwind of travel, food, family, fun, and dance! This year began in London where we saw “Les Miserables” at the Queen’s Theater, “Book of Mormon,” some of my favorite artists’ works at the Tate Modern, went to afternoon tea, and ate some insanely tasty curry. We flew backContinue reading “England | Germany | France”