Tag: tourism


Where & What to Eat in Paris
October 03, 2015

Where & What to Eat in Paris

Paris, like most tourist infested cities, is a mecca of over priced mediocre restaurants and bars.  You have to seriously do some investigative work to find a place worthy of spending your euro and expanding...


Catalina Island: A Kayak Adventure!
August 30, 2012

Catalina Island: A Kayak Adventure!

 I have been to Catalina Island twice, and the two trips could not have been more different. Trip one: EXPLORING Catalina via Kayak We excitedly bounced onto the Catalina Express Ferry equipped with enormous backpacks...


One Day in Toulouse, France
June 20, 2012

One Day in Toulouse, France

Toulouse is magical. Quintessential France, with the splendor of Paris – but not overrun with fanny pack touting tourists. If you only have one day to explore Toulouse, as I did, then your main objective...


June 17, 2012

Lourdes, France: Where to Stay

WHERE TO STAY IN LOURDES: With 100s of hotels dotting each avenue, finding the perfect sanctuary for your pilgrimage can be overwhelming. We stayed at the Grand Hotel Moderne and I couldn’t have been happier....