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.
Let’s talk about autumn. Autumn is the best. It’s always been my favourite season, a time to snuggle up in toques and big scarves, watch the leaves change and eat & drink copious amounts of pumpkin-flavoured delights. Now back in Calgary, we usually had a beautiful autumn with bright yellow leaves and it would last… Continue reading Chapter 30. Autumn in Paris
Hi all! It’s been a little while, but better late than never…..am I right? I have all sorts of excuses as to why it’s taken me a couple weeks to get this post done, but no one cares about those! So I’ll spare you all and just dive straight into the weekend following our trip… Continue reading Chapter 29. Running the 20km de Paris and Canadian Thanksgiving
Small point of pride: I’ve never missed a plane or train in my life. Sure, I’ve had a couple close calls, and I’ve definitely missed a flight or two due to late connections, but I’ve never missed a trip as a result of bad time management. Until now. Sigh….. The plan was to catch a… Continue reading Chapter 28. Amsterdam: canals, food, family and missed trains.
Ahhhh Switzerland….I had no idea how much I missed it until we crossed the border and suddenly everything was so SWISS again. After the complete culture shock of moving from Canada to Switzerland five years ago, I thought the transition from French-speaking Switzerland to Paris would be so simple. It certainly was easier (speaking the… Continue reading Chapter 27. On the Road Again- Back to Switzerland for a Weekend of Family, Friends, CrossFit, and Chocolate
Wandering around the amazing weirdness that is Les Puces de Saint-Ouen.
Our first 14 Juillet in Paris!