Oh, Paris. 💌 Paris, Paris... a UNESCO World Heritage site, Paris is known as "la ville lumière" or, the city of light. Both because of its leading role during the age of enlightenment, but more literally because Paris was one of the first European cities to adopt gas street lighting. 💡 Paris is a city that inspires … Continue reading Paris, Part 1
These days seem to be filled with choices that tend to minimize the very rich and human complexity of life, choices that simply ask us to draw a line in the sand. 🧐 In my opinion, one of these highly debated, but very much, "man-made" dichotomies, is eating meat. I’ve said it before, I don’t … Continue reading The notion of “AND” vs “OR”
Planning ahead has always been a necessity because our last 5 years of travel have been filled with "trips", rather than relaxing vacations. 🌴 RV travel happens to be very similar. You need to make reservations and schedule travel time depending on various factors, one of them being park availability. We found this out the … Continue reading Camping vs Glamping
When Michael & I started daydreaming 🤩 about our Sabbatical, we only spoke of living abroad. What had always attracted us to traveling abroad, was the ability to engulf ourselves in other cultures, to meet people that think differently than us; to gain fresh perspectives. 🧐 Staying in the United States, felt like a compromise … Continue reading Unexpect the Expected
Living in California has it's perks... an ever changing restaurant scene, music concerts, art galleries, museums, the mountains AND the beach! 🏖 🌊 If that wasn't enough, it also happens to have the most vast wine country region in America... 🍇 Hard to believe this place is not the whole package... Hmnn 🤨 think traffic … Continue reading The Napa Valley of Western Colorado?
The connection between California and Colorado became seemingly undeniable the longer we lived in L.A. ☺️ From the multiple family members who've moved back and forth between the two sunny states, to our friends boasting about the fabulous skiing in Telluride -- rivaling the likes of Switzerland -- it became apparent we were very lucky ☘️ … Continue reading Western Colorado Wonderland!
I don’t know about you, but I’ve come to realize that growing up, I took my hometown for granted😱 I know this now because all of the fun places we've visited on this Sabbatical so far, are places that had been here all along! Sometimes, it does seem that people tend to become complacent with … Continue reading Hometown Treasures.