Year after year, Paris continues to be the #1 most visited city in the world. I’ve had the chance to visit Paris twice, and I’ve still barely scratched the surface of what the city has to offer. Everyone’s tastes are different, however I’m confident at least half my picks would make anyone’s top 10 list. So […]
Laura, who hosted me during my last visit to Paris, was also up for showing me around her city. On our first day, we went up to Montmarte and Sacre Cour, which I’d missed during my first backpacking trip ten years prior. It was the last week of December, and a light wintry mix of snow […]
I’ve been reflecting a lot lately on how my style and approach to travel has evolved and matured since my first backpacking trip to Europe in 1998. Last month I turned 35 while traveling here in Ecuador, and I think the decisions I make are a reflection of my age. Don’t get me wrong, I […]
Tips to save you money in one of the world’s most expensive cities.
Large, mouth-watering photo of Parisian pastries and tarts taken on location in the French capital.
The best thing about hanging out in the Saint-Germain area is having a picnic on the Pont des Arts.
Hello Everyone. My name is Andy and my fiance’s name is Shelly. We hail from the Midwest, specifically Iowa. Yes, Iowa. Home of farms, pigs, corn, and the best state fair known to man! Shelly works as a costumer in films and I work for a financial company here in Iowa as an underwriter. We […]
_ Any time I want to relive my first backpacking trip to Europe (1998), I sit down and watch Eurotrip. It’s a silly, stereotype-driven take on what it’s like to ride the rails and get into trouble in such popular destinations as London, Amsterdam, and Rome. If you’ve ever had your fill of street mimes, […]
Thoughts on money for the budget-minded When it comes to travel, there are two things you can count on: (1) you’ll always find a cheaper exchange rate after you’ve traded your money, and (2) you’ll always go over budget. I don’t mean to be negative, but these are the Murphy’s Laws of travel. Yes, there are more, but […]