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5 Reasons To Visit the Central Park Conservatory Garden in Spring

I’ve been to the Central Park Conservatory Garden a whole bunch of times, but this year I realized that I’d never visited this early in the spring. Now I’m going to make it a point to always get there in April, because so many lovely things are blooming right this … Read more ››

Paris Photo Essays: Les Invalides

What do you know…I still have some Paris photos left that I didn’t get around to posting! These are just a few from the day that we went to the 7th arrondissement (also known as Les Invalides, I think?), on the Left Bank, so we could visit this thing called … Read more ››

Photo Essays: Snowfall in Central Park

If you follow any New Yorkers on Instagram, you probably know that we had a March snowstorm in NYC yesterday. Predicted to be 12-18 inches, we wound up with only 7 – but I don’t think anybody was complaining too much! I was happy because after our February snowstorm I (finally) bought … Read more ››

Paris Photo Essays: Versailles (Part Deux)

I want to say thank you to everyone who took the time to comment and share their opinion on my last post. Regardless of where you fall on the political spectrum, I know we can all agree this is a tumultous time in the US, and it just seemed wrong not … Read more ››

Paris Photo Essays: Versailles (Part Un)

Time for some pictures from Versailles! Going through and editing these is getting me so excited to go back to Paris. Versailles was pretty amazing. I mentioned it on Instagram, but the most flabbergasting thing about it was how big it was. Not just how big the chateau was, but the grounds – … Read more ››

Paris Photo Essays: Palais-Royal

I’d seen so many pictures of the Palais-Royal online before visiting Paris, and seeing it in person was such a pleasure.  The actual building known as the Palais-Royal was built around 1629 as a palace for royalty – nowadays it houses government offices, a theatre, restaurants, and shops. Besides the … Read more ››

Photo Essays: Paris Wandering

Happy New Year! Continuing with some Paris photos today, and I also wanted to share a few details of the food tour we took in Montmartre, in case any of you are planning trips yourself. So, as mentioned above, we took a food tour through Montmartre on our first full … Read more ››

Paris Photo Essays: Jardin du Luxembourg

Excited to finally be sharing some Paris photos! Ahh, Paris. Overall I was just blown away by the beauty of the city. I mean, we all know how beautiful it is…but seeing it in person was unreal. It almost looked like a movie…every street was just what you picture in … Read more ››

Photo Essays: The Bow Bridge in Autumn

The holiday season is in full swing and it snowed in NYC last night, so I figured hey, perfect time to post some pictures of fall foliage! Haha. Seriously though, I never got around to posting these but the Bow Bridge in Central Park is so pretty in autumn, so … Read more ››

Photo Essays: Bath, England

On our second day in London, we took a day trip to the countryside to visit Windsor Castle, Stonehenge, and Bath. It was a really fun experience even though there were some issues with the tour. Overall I would suggest not trying to cram those three into one day, because … Read more ››