New Meets Old in Paris

There are several spots when I was living in Paris that I found myself going back to again and again. Each one for a different reason but all of them important for what they gave to me. One of the most popular spots was just a 2 minute walk from my flat near Centre Georges […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tuileries and Angelina’s Hot Chocolate

I live about a 15 minute walk from the Louvre and the Jardin des Tuileries, but more importantly home of the world’s best hot chocolate, Angelina’s. Although there are other parks and gardens that rank among my favorites, I have to say the Tuileries has found a special place in my heart being the closest […]

Surviving my French blood test results

Living in a foreign country gives you more life experiences than you expect. When planning to move somewhere, you don’t think about the little things like where can I buy bubble wrap or how do you say “I would like my hair cut in long layers” or the fact no where sells Hidden Valley Ranch […]