Category Archives: France

Rainy Days in Normandy

I was thinking of you when the rain began. The air was heavy around me with the scent of fresh grass and mud and something like salt, and suddenly everything was wet. The rain stayed for days, the sound helped

Rainy Days in Normandy

I was thinking of you when the rain began. The air was heavy around me with the scent of fresh grass and mud and something like salt, and suddenly everything was wet. The rain stayed for days, the sound helped

Paris Blues

There’s a special kind of beauty to Paris after dark. The city of lights, it’s called, and not for nothing. The city seems to shine brightest enveloped in the darkness of night, shimmering softly when light hits it. Paris is not

Paris Blues

There’s a special kind of beauty to Paris after dark. The city of lights, it’s called, and not for nothing. The city seems to shine brightest enveloped in the darkness of night, shimmering softly when light hits it. Paris is not

Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel is a stunningly surreal sight amid the lush green countryside of Normandy. The tiny village is built on a small hill, just off the coastline, becoming an isolated island during high tide, but part of the mainland in low

Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel is a stunningly surreal sight amid the lush green countryside of Normandy. The tiny village is built on a small hill, just off the coastline, becoming an isolated island during high tide, but part of the mainland in low

Honfleur, Heart of Calvados

Honfleur is one of the most charming and picturesque villages in all of Normandy. Located at the heart of Calvados, it is a quintessentially French village, where each street looks like an old painting. The beautiful village is one of the most

Honfleur, Heart of Calvados

Honfleur is one of the most charming and picturesque villages in all of Normandy. Located at the heart of Calvados, it is a quintessentially French village, where each street looks like an old painting. The beautiful village is one of the most

The Gardens at Musée Christian Dior

The Musée Christian Dior is a wonderful museum – and former home of the famed fashion designer – honoring the art of fashion beautifully. The museum also has a lovely rose garden and salon de thé, which open to some incredibly beautiful

The Gardens at Musée Christian Dior

The Musée Christian Dior is a wonderful museum – and former home of the famed fashion designer – honoring the art of fashion beautifully. The museum also has a lovely rose garden and salon de thé, which open to some incredibly beautiful

Sunset in Montmartre

I’m not a man of few words. Anyone who’s ever had the pleasure of meeting me, or reading anything written by me, will know that I love to talk. Still, I know when to shut up. I know when my words

Sunset in Montmartre

I’m not a man of few words. Anyone who’s ever had the pleasure of meeting me, or reading anything written by me, will know that I love to talk. Still, I know when to shut up. I know when my words

Étretat

I didn’t really know what to expect of Normandy before I arrived at the French region’s rocky shores. I knew they were famous for lots of delicious things, like apples and apple cider and apple tarts… Well, mostly the apples,

Étretat

I didn’t really know what to expect of Normandy before I arrived at the French region’s rocky shores. I knew they were famous for lots of delicious things, like apples and apple cider and apple tarts… Well, mostly the apples,