Category: Travel

  • Les Bonnes Soeurs

    Our first dinner was at Les Bonnes Soeurs, which was recommended by our apartment owner. It was a short walk away and was incredibly cute, with nearly every table full and the nicest waitstaff. Another thing – we had heard horror stories about rude servers (and rude French people in general), but we never experienced […]

  • Our Paris apartment.

    This is when I post 800 photos of the amazing apartment we stayed in while we were in Paris. It was in Pigalle, just a few streets south of Montmarte, within a few blocks of the Sacre Couer, and near the metro, taxi stand, and a bajillion awesome shops, markets, and restaurants. The door was […]

  • And then there was Paris.

    We loved Paris. We adored Paris. We didn’t want to come back from Paris. I don’t even know where to start. Maybe just with this: we LOVED Paris.

  • Ex Mauri, aka HEAVEN

    I knew we’d be in Milan for a few hours before our flight to Paris, so I did mucho research and found this fantastic restaurant near the station. I made a reservation ahead of time, so when we arrived, they were expecting us. Most of the clientele were stunningly beautiful, amazingly dressed business men and […]

  • Train to Milan

    So if you’re a woman who’s boarding a train to Milan with heavy bags, there will inevitably be several young men hovering near the car entrance smoking cigarettes. And when you try to heft your bag up the steps, they will grab it from you and carry it on the train and put it away […]