Tag Archives: Europe

ONLY LYON: 6 reasons you should visit Lyon, France

Oh Lyon, the city that… was founded by the Roman Empire in 43 B.C., became the center of French Resistance in World War II, saw the birth of The Little Prince‘s author, possesses a World UNESCO Heritage Site, is considered France’s food capital…and that most people haven’t heard of. As someone who called Lyon home for nearly 6 months, […]

The Time Someone Told Me My Mom Was Wrong In Paris

“For a 5 star palace, the silence of a church, or a romantic honeymoon… Honestly, you make the wrong choice. You should find another address.” So read the little slip that welcomed me to BVJ hostel in Paris’ famed Montmartre district. The sass managed to make me chuckle after a long exhausting morning that started […]

Why You Should Travel Alone…even when you’re not a crazy cat lady.

What’s your dream trip like? Does it sound something like ambling along the Seine River in Paris, exploring the medieval abbey-island of Mont St. Michel and roving the streets of Barcelona? Because if it doesn’t, it should. But would you say yes if I add one more detail to the trip—“alone”? I did the things […]