Enjoy my second in the series Amazing Dessert to Try From Around the World, highlighting desserts in Europe. If you missed Desserts to try in Asia, be sure to check it out. The tastes across Europe vary from simple dishes with fruit to multilayered cakes, but they all will enhance your visit and teach you […]
In spite of my last name, my ancestry is french, so I am especially interested in the great country of France.
I have to admit, I was being very narrow-minded. You see, I grew up in California where autumn is really only a concept. Californians try, but only really succeed, in conjuring up fall by decorating excessively. Then I moved to New England with its spectacular bursts of colors! Some would say I now live among […]
While headed to Scandinavia this spring I had the chance to stop in Paris for one week! I can’t believe I hadn’t yet visited this iconic city. And spring in Paris is as romantic and beautiful as they say. We did most of our exploring of Paris in three days and spent the rest of […]
I love nature and art, so it follows that Impressionism is my favorite art form. The movement was started in the late 1800s around Paris when life got a little easier and people were able to get out into the countryside. Artists such as Claude Monet began to break with traditions of painting myths, people […]
A trip to the Palace of Versailles is an easy day trip from Paris. There you will see the opulence of historic royalty and world-famous gardens, just an hour outside of Paris. As you would expect, there are also a lot of people. Read on for all my tips to get around the crowds and […]