Frenchies Bar à Vins

Frenchies is a staple in Paris. Everyone knows about it and everyone wants a reservation. It’s a hot spot for expats and French people alike. So in order to make his fantastic creations more available to the public, the culinary genius Greg Marchand, opened Frenchies Bar à Vins. Also tiny and now almost just as […]

The Kale Project

“Kale is the one food where after I eat it I feel happy, healthy, cleansed, and alive.” One of the coolest things about being an expat is the people you meet and the community you create. Kristen Beddard from The Kale Project is no exception. Interested in her project and helping spread the word, I […]

Giving Thanks

In honor of the most thankful of months, I decided to create a little list about my favorite thing. Food. I am thankful for… Getting to experience bocadillos and tinto verano in Madrid… …aperitivo in Milan …Guinness in Dublin …pad thai in Thailand …fish and chips in England …champagne in Reims …waffles and beer in […]

Budapest in Pictures

This spring I was able to spend a few days in Budapest. I hadn’t expected to find a city so scarred by history but so rich in culture. The incredible weather was a perfect back drop to explore beautiful Budapest. Here are some pictures from my trip.

Featured in Vagabonding

I recently was featured in Vagabonding’s Case Study series. I am super excited to be in a group of fellow awesome travelers. You can check it out here and while you are at it, cruise around Vagabonding’s blog. And please forget it says Nicole. Clearly a typo…

Brunch in Paris: Rose Bakery

The unmarked, simple entrance is easy to pass but luckily your nose will guide you to the delicious smells of the freshly baked goodies Rose Bakery. This French-Anglo restaurant’s minimalist design is the perfect to setting to enjoy the scrumptious brunch or a fresh salad for lunch. The owner, Rose Carranini, has succeeded in her […]

12 Hours in Lucca, Italy

Originally I had planned to have a day in Lucca; however, life had other plans that involved me turning Go Fish into a drinking game with a warm beer at a train station in the middle of nowhere. Good times, but only leaving me with limited time in the awesome city of Lucca. So once […]