During Christmas vacation in Paris, my husband and I spent a lovely afternoon exploring places I haven’t yet seen in the city of lights. We were especially excited to discover one of the best views of the city: the rooftop of Galeries Lafayette! I strongly recommend stopping by the Cube Bar (the 7th floor of the Coupole,… Continue reading An Afternoon in Paris
Happy Boxing Day! This holiday originated in the United Kingdom as a tradition for employers to give gifts (or cash) to employees or the less fortunate. I think it could be a fun tradition to volunteer or donate to a good cause on this day. My Boxing Day tradition includes some sort of outdoor exercise (hiking, walking, running,… Continue reading Parc de la Vallée-aux-Loups (the Valley of Wolves)
I can’t believe that a year has passed and Christmas is this weekend! Wishing you the best this holiday season. I’m heading to Paris and I’m looking forward to spending quality time with my in-laws … and eating delicious food, of course. I look forward to sharing my holiday experience in the city of lights with you. Merry Christmas… Continue reading Merry Christmas This Weekend!
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with their family and/or friends! The highlight of my day was taking a behind the scenes house tour of Monticello, the primary plantation of Thomas Jefferson. What an interesting way to reflect on American history during an American holiday! Jefferson was a complex man, with many conflicting ideas. He remodeled his… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving from Charlottesville (Virginia)!