Paris: Part 3 (The Departure)

We didn’t get much time to actually see Paris. When we weren’t working at the expo we were cuddled warmly in our apartment with my family. We had one dinner at a friend’s apartment and one dinner at my Turkish family’s restaurant down the street. We had one free afternoon where we pranced over to Galleries Lafayette, ate some … [Read more…]

Paris: Part 2 (The Fashion)

Oh I have so much to fill you in on. I just returned from California, but before I get to that I must give you the promised Part 2 to Paris. Light on words, heavy on fashion. Because that is why we came to Paris.

A Sweet Escape

I am a firm believer in getaways. Visiting Carmel is one of my favourite places to visit in the world.  It is where my beau, Derek, grew up, and where his amazing family resides.  Every trip here involves hiking, cycling, feasting, wine tasting, and socializing with incredible people. But with all of that, especially over … [Read more…]

Japan: Day Four and Five

I woke up the day after cycling sore and groggy. But it was our last full day in Onomichi, and there was still a lot to see and do. Under an overcast sky we set out as a group through the small city streets, passing a large lot of unlocked bicycles where students and workers … [Read more…]