Category: Paris

  • A guide to driving in France

    A guide to driving in France

    I wholeheartedly discourage you from driving in France if you can help it. But if you absolutely must, here are some tips.

  • Visiting Paris with a dog

    Visiting Paris with a dog

    Visiting Paris with a dog can be downright delightful as long as you are well prepared for what to expect.

  • 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…