paris in spring

paris in spring

Stephen and I went to Paris together for the second time at the beginning of April, after having had such an excellent time on crêpe weekend last June. Our plan was pretty much to do the exact same thing as last year, i.e., eat every single crêpe and galette we...Read more
paris: city of crêpes

paris: city of crêpes

Have you heard of crêpe street in Paris? Rue du Montparnasse and the next street over, rue d’Odesssa, are packed with upwards of twenty crêpe shops. Stephen discovered this area when visiting Paris with friends last year, and brought me back for what we dubbed Crêpe Weekend: two days and...Read more
paris: signs

paris: signs

As has been documented a few times before, I’m a gigantic dork when it comes to signs and storefronts. Paris proved itself to be particularly excellent in this department when Stephen and I visited at the end of June.Read more
three days in paris, part II: sights

three days in paris, part II: sights

    We saw a pretty decent amount of Paris in three days. 1.-2. Jardin des Tuileries.3. In front of Notre Dame.4.-6. Musee du Louvre.7. In front of Ste. Chapelle.8.-10. Place du Tertre / Sacre Coeur.11.-12. On the way to the Eiffel Tower.13. Eiffel Tower.Read more
resolutions and plans

resolutions and plans

[Full photo set here. Is it really possible that between last August and now I had forgotten how incredible the Côte d’Azur is? Guess so.] Some resolutions for 2012: + Figure out job/country/life situation. + Write daily. + Run a 10K. + Write the first draft of a novel (=...Read more
the blue coast

the blue coast

      (full photo set here) I spent a four-day weekend on the Côte d’Azur (French Riviera) based out of Nice, the name of which city lends itself to so many good puns. But Nice really is nice. I went to four different beaches along this stretch of coast: Cap...Read more