The Paris Deportation Memorial: Dark Side of the City’s History

The Paris Deportation Memorial: Dark Side of the City’s History

The Paris Deportation Memorial reminds us of a dark period in the city’s history – when French policemen helped round up and deport Jewish citizens, sending them to Nazi death camps.

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Great Prime Day Deals for Travelers!

Great Prime Day Deals for Travelers!

Every year it’s bigger and better than it was before. With so many deals, how do you even know where to start looking? Have no fear, intrepid travelers! I have scouted out the site (starting at 4:30 this morning… yawn) and have curated this list of Prime Day deals for travelers. Remember, Prime Day is …

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The Galeries Lafayette Glasswalk

The Galeries Lafayette Glasswalk

When poring through the 2019 edition of Rick Steves’ Paris guide book in preparation for my trip, I came across the mention of a shopping center called Galeries Lafayette. He said that Galeries Lafayette’s stained glass dome ceiling was a must-see. I’ve seen stained glass ceilings before, but never a dome. So I made it …

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The Down Side of Solo Travel

The Down Side of Solo Travel

Last month, I took my first ever solo trip. I flew to Paris by myself, stayed in an Airbnb by myself, saw the sights by myself, and flew home by myself. In some ways it was an ideal trip. After all, I only saw the things that I wanted to see, spent as much time …

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