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Bonjour, Paris! A stylish arrival with Jia Collection travel fashion (+ giveaway)

Bonjour, Paris! A stylish arrival with Jia Collection travel fashion (+ giveaway)

Reversible pieces make for great travel fashion. Read about my experience with Jia Collection and win a designer dress!

May 31, 2016 | 33 Comments More
Expat Life Part Deux: Moving to Paris

Expat Life Part Deux: Moving to Paris

“Why did you move to Paris?” is a question I hear a lot. Here’s the answer.

May 30, 2016 | 53 Comments More
5 Invigorating Trips to Take This Spring

5 Invigorating Trips to Take This Spring

Whether you are looking for a luxury getaway, an up-and-coming city to explore, or “meaningful travel” ideas, here are some trips to take when it gets warm.

February 26, 2016 | 35 Comments More
A relaxing week in southern France with Viking River Cruises

A relaxing week in southern France with Viking River Cruises

The story of my first river cruise experience.

October 6, 2015 | 62 Comments More

Destinations

City Guide: Valencia, Spain

City Guide: Valencia, Spain

Things to do in Valencia, Spain’s third largest city and the birthplace of paella

June 13, 2016 | 30 Comments More
10 Reasons to Visit Valencia, Spain

10 Reasons to Visit Valencia, Spain

From traditional food to ultramodern architecture, urban beaches to hip neighborhoods, there are many reasons to visit Valencia on your next city break.

June 10, 2016 | 29 Comments More
Top 5 Restaurants in Valencia, Spain

Top 5 Restaurants in Valencia, Spain

Where to eat in Spain’s third largest city? Here’s my guide to the best restaurants in Valencia, those serving traditional paella and modern Mediterranean cuisine.

June 7, 2016 | 22 Comments More
Fun at 14,000 feet:  My first skydiving experience

Fun at 14,000 feet: My first skydiving experience

Looking for an adventure between trips, I decided to try skydiving near Chicago. Here’s what it was like.

August 6, 2015 | 38 Comments More