15 Things You Must Do in Lyon, France

15 Things You Must Do in Lyon, France

Hey guys! Today we have a guest post from CatherineRose who blogs over at La Vie En C-Rose. CatherineRose lived in Lyon for three years which is why I'm excited for her to share her recommendations on what to do there! Lyon is in the Rhône-Alpes region and although...
Highlights of a Week in England

Highlights of a Week in England

England holds a special place in my heart. I love the pubs, the dry humor, the thousands of years of history. It's also a very unique country. Where else would you overhear a middle-aged man on the train talking about how he's ‘very fussy' with his tea...
24 Hours in Brussels

24 Hours in Brussels

One of my favorite things about Europe is how easy it is to travel between countries. In the states a two-hour train ride gets you to a cornfield. In Europe, it gets you to a different country. So one morning while I was in Paris, I decided to visit my cousin Angie...
My Paris Food Diary

My Paris Food Diary

When I lived in Paris I was all about international food, from dim sum to Korean to Lebanese. But on this trip I just wanted old-school French gastronomie – think French onion soup, crêpes and cholesterol-laden salads. As I'm rarely in France these days, I...
Highlights of a Glorious, Sunny Week in Paris

Highlights of a Glorious, Sunny Week in Paris

In September I headed back to Paris, my one-time home and forever favorite city. It was glorious – the weather was sunny and crisp and the cheese was just as delicious as I remembered. Nom. My week in Paris was part of my two-week vacation to Europe. Two weeks...
The Utterly Delicious Reykjavik Food Tour

The Utterly Delicious Reykjavik Food Tour

While in Iceland, I knew I wanted to do a food tour. My trip was only four and half days so I figured a food tour would be the perfect crash course in Iceland's food, culture, and history. And boy, was I right. As you guys know, I've done a lot of food tours. This was...
The Stunning Waterfalls of Southern Iceland

The Stunning Waterfalls of Southern Iceland

Confession – I never used to like waterfalls that much. I had seen Iguazu and Niagara but honestly thought they were overrated and touristy. Why all the fuss? Welp, Iceland changed that. Iceland has so many beautiful waterfalls that I spent two days...