Where to get the best view in Seville

Seville ranks among my favorite cities to visit in Spain. Sun, tapas, history, young crowd, and a great bar scene makes for a perfect holiday. Whenever visiting a new place, I always look for something to climb. Spectacular city views is definitely always on the to-do list for me. Fortunately, Seville is home for the world’s […]

Elephant Trekking in Thailand

There is a lot of differing opinions surrounding elephant trekking in Thailand. While some will say it is an unforgettable experience, others are quick to criticize the cruelty of this activity. I fall somewhere in between. I do think there are atrocious companies who treat the animals badly in order to turn a profit. However, […]

Enjoying Fall in Paris

We have officially hit cold weather in Paris. The days are shorter and it is dark before I leave work. All of the brown and golden leaves are clinging to their last days on the trees. I had been in denial, but finally succumbed to the season and pulled out my winter gear. I now […]

Paris Food Truck: Le Camion Qui Fume

  I finally did it. I ate at Le Camion Qui Fume. The food truck phenomena has been on the scene only a short time in Paris but is exploding. It has been on my to-do list since learning about it. Why now? The night it decided to be 4°C in Paris? Well, because I […]

Finding the Fairytale: Volendam

I am a self-proclaimed Nederlandophile (we are going to pretend this is a real term). I am seriously obsessed with Holland and all things Dutch. I am one of those strange people who even like the language that seems like they are constantly clearing their throat. I find it charming even. Last year, I was […]

How to Dine on top of the Louvre Museum

Visiting the Louvre Museum is on everyone’s Paris to do list, but what many people don’t know is there a restaurant tucked away upstairs offering stunning views of the city. Café Richelieu is located in the Richelieu wing on the first floor near Napoleon III’s apartments. It is owned and operated by Angelina’s (remember the […]

5 Ways to NOT Learn a Language

Learning a language is no easy feat. Living abroad or traveling while trying to speak the local language is sometimes not as simple as you expected even after years of study. After living in France for over two years, the question I get asked the most is: “oh so you must be fluent in French, […]