Category: Paris

  • LGBT-friendly travel: The best cities in the world to be queer

    LGBT-friendly travel: The best cities in the world to be queer

    There are a lot of countries around the world where being gay is widely accepted. But there are only some cities that feel like a year-round pride parade. These cities are progressive, fun, and great for couples or singles looking to immerse themselves in the local gay culture. Here are the best destinations for LGBT-friendly…

  • Why is Paris so disappointing?

    Why is Paris so disappointing?

    Paris syndrome refers to the well-documented crushing disappointment tourists feel when the city fails to meet their sky-high expectations. Having just had perhaps my favorite trip to Paris ever, I’ve narrowed down a few reasons why Paris is so disappointing, and what you can do to avoid this feeling. Many of the things to do…

  • A foodie guide to Paris

    A foodie guide to Paris

    As world-renowned arbiters of culture and cuisine, restaurants in Paris have a lot to live up to. However, when I really thought about it, in the handful of times I’ve been to Paris, I couldn’t remember a single spectacular meal. Everything was okay but totally forgettable. On this trip, my wife and I vowed to…

  • Travel rewind: My first time traveling abroad

    Travel rewind: My first time traveling abroad

    Everyone’s gotta start somewhere. Before I became an internet authority on travel, I got my traveling start on a two-week trip around Europe. I had just graduated from grad school and in lieu of attending my own graduation, my best friend Lauren and I valiantly set off on a European adventure. Looking back on it…

  • Travel virtually: See the world without leaving your couch

    Travel virtually: See the world without leaving your couch

    In these new and bizarre times that we find ourselves living in, there isn’t much opportunity for travel. Luckily, the needs of our society have shifted during this pandemic to bring travel to us. That’s why hundreds of interesting experiences around the world have been recreated online to allow us to travel virtually. Here are…

  • Why we give a shit about the Notre Dame fire

    Why we give a shit about the Notre Dame fire

    The other day, I got a message from a dear friend: “You’re one of the more pragmatic people I know; Am I an asshole for not understanding why everyone is devastated by the Notre Dame fire?” Though I don’t think he’s an asshole – you can’t help how you feel about any particular thing –…