From the ground, the view to the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Paris, Je T’Aime: A Spectacular Love Affair

Thank you, Simone, for this awesome post about  her adventures in the most romantic city in the world: Paris!

In late August of 2002, I was surprised for my 21st birthday with a weekend in Paris by my then boyfriend. To other people it must sound like the most romantic thing in the world. Normally, I would agree that this is a valid statement. Unfortunately, I believe that it only counts as being utterly romantic if you do not already argue in the car on the way to Paris and you do not stop halfway at a rest area to call your sister for advice on whether to continue or not. Continue reading

France: The Embarrassing, the Creepy, and the Silly

“What’s this?” the cute guy asked, picking up the bag and opening it. We were on a tour bus, parked somewhere in France.

Oh no, I thought, please don’t let that be my bag! Please don’t let that be my bag! Continue reading