Tag: france

  • 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…

  • Europe’s best winter beach destinations

    Europe’s best winter beach destinations

    Once the Christmas markets have closed up for the year, the dark and freezing European winter can really suck the life out of you. And all I can think about when I haven’t left the apartment for days at a time is being on a hot beach. Continental Europe is definitely not the best place…

  • Top 10 places you can’t visit in 2020

    Top 10 places you can’t visit in 2020

    Is anyone else tired of travel websites and their destination listicles this year? Read the room, Lonely Planet. It’s like being bludgeoned by a list of fall’s best desserts when you’re diabetic. So in honor of my tone deaf peers, I present to you an honest list of the top 10 places you can’t visit…

  • 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 –…