Bringing Down the White Picket Fence

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Paul took this photo on the nighttime Fat Tire Bike Tour of Paris. It is the one thing we highly recommend everybody do if it’s your first time visiting this beautiful city. It is essential that you take both the day tour and the night tour. You’ll jump on a beach cruiser and pedal down city streets that lead you to these breathtakingly gorgeous and remarkable views. On the day tour, you… Read More

As much as we love Paris, the city life gets a tad exhausting, with crowds flocking to the city in the heat of the summer.  We love the ease of train travel in Europe and find it a pleasure to whisk ourselves away to small towns and the French countryside whenever possible.  In all of our trips to Paris, we had yet to make a visit to Giverny, France, the site of Monet’s exquisite… Read More

In July 2012, Paul and I rented an apartment in Paris for a month.  It was quite possibly the best thing we’ve ever done.  It was an absolutely thrilling experience to drop ourselves into a city in a country an ocean away from our own, to communicate in a language we didn’t speak, and to live a lifestyle so culturally different from the American way.  We are changed because of Paris and… Read More