Paris
Food / Travel in Europe

Paris

For me, Paris is one part cheap red wine, one part Monet’s water lily paintings, one part dirty metro system, and one part pan au chocolat. It’s a luscious amalgamation of art, food, and style; so distinctly European and so distinctly Parisian. Thanks to another one of Spain’s very long weekends I got to visit one of … Continue reading

Amsterdam
Travel in Europe

Amsterdam

On November 18th, I boarded an early morning flight to Amsterdam and landed two hours later in a chilly, nebulous fog. I was pretty pleased with myself once I’d successfully arrived at my hostel uptown via trains and trams. However, Amsterdam does seem to be designed for clueless foreigners like me. Plus, the Dutch in Amsterdam speak English almost better … Continue reading