My Unplanned Summer

Being a Helicopter Pilot involves making decision after decision that impacts your life and the lives of everyone on board. Being in control at all times means being able to…

5 Tips on Job Hunting in France

After seriously looking for work in France on both sides of the Atlantic for over a year, I finally secured a position in L’Héxagone after taking the search local for…

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…

Delicious Bread.

Our Daily Bread

A loaf of T80 wheat bread baked at the Kerjean farm in Pleyben, France. Photo by Ec Brown   Every Friday on the wwoof farm in north western France where…

Perfect Wine Summer Getaways

By Diana Isac, Winerist.com With the summer being so near, many of us are looking for the perfect getaway. An escape to the vineyards where you can immerse yourself into…

Preserving the countryside

Travel and food are two of my biggest passions, without a doubt. When they are combined, it’s a match in heaven. Sampling local treats and regarded delicacies absolutely adds to…

Strangers in a Strange Land

It seems to be a universally acknowledged truth that young women traveling alone are always, in some way, in need of assistance. Of course this is based solely on my…

Beyond Pen Pals: Friends From Afar

In elementary school, having a best friend meant buying matching necklaces or charm bracelets, eating lunch together every day, and gathering for the first of many sleepovers. As we grow…

COWS

Now, I don’t want to get the reputation as the girl who always writes about gross things, but the story I have prepared for you today does dip into the…

Down with the Sickness

Traveling around the world inevitably means coming down with some form of illness or another. Whether it’s a simple cold picked up from fellow fliers, or the more uncomfortable experience…

The Baffling Bretons

During my sophomore year of high school, my parents allowed themselves to be convinced that I should study abroad. Parameters were set, applications were completed, checks were signed and mailed….

The Travel of Love

There are many reasons that people love to travel.  The freedom it brings, sights you see, things you learn and experience, but especially the people you meet. I have found…

All Good Plans of Mice and (Wo)men

So here I am:  At a McDonald’s outside of Gare d’Est in Paris because I have nowhere else to go, listening to a terrible rap song played on repeat over…