TRAVEL

Falling for Marseilles

Marseilles

You see the church atop the hill in the distance above? That is Notre Dame de la Garde, and as I am told by the locals in Marseilles, she watches over the city to keep everyone safe. Throughout Marseilles, almost anywhere you look up, you can see her…

Falling For Nice

Nice, France

I always do this thing when I travel. I ask myself “could I live here?” If so I try to imagine what it would be like day to day in this alternative reality. Sometimes it’s an especially dangerous thing to do. Like in Nice last week where I found myself dreaming of fleeing Paris for the south.

A LONG DECEMBER

Paris & Beyond

Well here we are, Christmas at last. It’s been a long December to get to this day (Christmas Eve as I write). There was a lot of work and a little bit of traveling. Somehow between my assignments I managed make time for some people I care about, which I guess is the spirit of the holidays…

POSTCARDS FROM FORMENTERA

Formentera, Spain

Word of advice, when a friend offers you an island on the Mediterranean in their good company at the height of summer, do not wait five years. Forget work for a while, get on a plane, and go…

POSTCARDS FROM ITALY

Italy

Mmmmm, it was La Dolce Vita in Italy for a week with Audrey, and I’m not talking about the gelato considering I ate only two scoops the whole time. It was so hot it was all melting too fast, a lot like our days…

LE MOULIN BREGEON

The Loire Valley

At the beginning of our travels in France, Audrey and I found ourselves hit the road to Le Moulin Bregeon. I had been planning this little visit for a while since being put in touch with the Moulin’s owner, Jonathan…