Get Away from those Post-Christmas Blues

It’s January. Time to hit the roads! Photo from Stella Blu on Flickr. Ah, January.  Arguably the least enjoyable month of the year.  Christmas has been and gone, the decorations…

Travel, Subways and Love

I’ve seen subways I’ve seen subways that were called tube (London) I’ve seen subways that were no cute (Rio de Janeiro) I’ve seen subways with a funny accent (Milan) I’ve…

The 6 Stages of Your Stomach in Paris

Unless you have been there, sitting on a park bench in Montparnasse, Paris, belly stuffed with three kinds of cheese, most of a baguette, a couple of gougères, arugula, fresh…

what it doesn't tell you? That you're going to have to get armpit deep in duck slurry to mix that.

Pâté in Paris: Opinel in Hand

I showed up to the pâté-making gig with knife in hand. Well, knife in hand, and hand in pocket, to be more accurate. I’ve never had reason to distrust the…

Romancing off the Beaten Path – in Paris

Of all the cities that have international reputations, Paris is probably one of the most renowned. Lauded for its cheese, wine, fashion, and romance, it’s very easy to plan a…