Category: Travels in Europe Page 1 of 9

I put blogging on hold (and I missed it!)

Somewhere between July and August I fell off the blogging bandwagon. Where the heck did this fall take place? Last summer I was back in Arkansas for nearly 3…

Travel Wish List in Reverse

Last week I was tagged by Trevor in a blog post detailing his 5 Favorite Overlooked Places in Spain. (Go read it!) The rules of the game say that…

Brussels Reflections

Winter in Brussels, Belgium My introduction to Brussels was in a snowy January several years ago. I’d gotten the notion in my head that Belgium, with its beer…

Versailles Gardens: Fancy-Schmancy to Bucolic

The outdoor scenes range from the elegant to the flowery to the pastoral–in short, there is something for every outdoor lover. Because of the sheer gamut of surprises the garden yielded, we all agreed that exploring this open-air version of Versailles was among the highlights of our trip to Paris.

Versailles: Sensory Overload

Versailles is an amusement park built on sensory overload, but not for the reasons you might think.

Crêpes, melons, and fermented milk: Paris eats and drinks

One of the most exciting parts of traveling is getting to explore new foods and beverages. From buckwheat crêpes to fermented milk, here are some of the intriguing French treats that…