Paris

Chapter 36. A Snow Day in Paris// Paris Sous la Neige

BREAKING NEWS….Paris has ground to a standstill after a record-breaking snowfall of…. …FIFTEEN CENTIMETRES.  Seriously, fifteen centimetres. All my Canadian friends are having a merry little laugh about this, as the only time 15cm of snow would be disruptive in Calgary is if it fell in mid-August. In fact, as I write this, around 40cm… Continue reading Chapter 36. A Snow Day in Paris// Paris Sous la Neige

Normandy · Travel

Chapter 35. Normandy Day 2: Honfleur and Étretat

Our second day in Normandy started off as every day on holiday should, with a long lie-in in an amazingly comfortable bed. After long showers (water pressure is such a novelty…our flat in Paris has the most pathetic shower ever), we wrapped ourselves in fluffy robes and drank coffee out of fancy tea cups. Perfection!… Continue reading Chapter 35. Normandy Day 2: Honfleur and Étretat

Normandy · Travel

Chapter 34. Normandy Day 1: Juno Beach & Honfleur

In an effort to escape the dullness of Paris in January (or more specifically, our lives in Paris in January), Marc and I decided to finally venture North and explore the beaches of Normandy this weekend. It’s a place we have been planning to visit for some time now; as the combination of epic scenery… Continue reading Chapter 34. Normandy Day 1: Juno Beach & Honfleur

Paris

Chapter 33. January in France

I’ve always had strong feelings about the hierarchy of the months- June, July, September and December are obviously the best, and I’ve always considered the worst to be April and November…those rainy, shoulder season months. This was all before we moved to Paris and I discovered that January is absolutely, unequivocally THE WORST. Maybe I’m… Continue reading Chapter 33. January in France

Paris · Strasbourg · Travel

Chapter 31. Why I LOVE Christmas in Europe- Visiting the Marché de Noël in Strasbourg and more adventures.

I can tell you already, dear reader, that writing this blog post is going to be deeply challenging for me. It’s not because it’s a difficult subject matter (not even close), but rather because I can feel that I am going to be struggling the whole time to find an adjective to use other than… Continue reading Chapter 31. Why I LOVE Christmas in Europe- Visiting the Marché de Noël in Strasbourg and more adventures.