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To Africa and Back

The Train that Never Came from Drancy

By the time I was at the RER station to head back to the airport, I had been awake for something like 28 hours. I was exhausted both physically and … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

One Lovely Blog Award

Despite having started this blog about 7 months ago, I’m not entirely up-to-date on the blog world. I love sharing my travel experiences, and there are a few really wonderful … Continue reading

June 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Paris Makes an Impression(ism)

After an inspired yet traditional lunch at La Petit Tour (read about it: The F Word) I took my time doing some window shopping and people watching as I went. I found this … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Lost in the City

The Eiffel Tower train was nothing like my train from the airport. Despite the train being underground, I jumped at the opportunity to ride at the top of a double … Continue reading

June 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Midday (RER) Train to Paris

The moment I stepped off the plane, there were two things I knew I wanted to see in Paris: the Eiffel Tower and the Musee d’Orsay. And of course a … Continue reading

June 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pittsburgh to Paris: The journey begins

I had set an alarm for 9am the day of my flight, much earlier than most who planned on flying out at 6 in the evening. But after my long … Continue reading

June 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

. . . and Back Again

I am sad to say that the wonderful experience that was my first trip to Africa has come to end; however, I will finally be able to share all of … Continue reading

June 3, 2012 · Leave a comment