Walking from Marseille to Cassis through the Calanques National Park
Being an ocean away from so many of the people I love can be lonely and guilt-inducing, and I don’t know if I would have spent so much time here if it weren’t for Skype, Gmail, and Facebook, my tripartite magic portal.
When shit goes down and you’re not there
For how long can I intelligently examine and criticize a place I’ve abandoned from the inherent safety and ignorance of distance?
How I Ran Away to France, the Third Time
Applying for the post of lectrice/lecteur
Fatal Phonemes and Emphasis Disasters
The ability to imitate an accent without making mistakes is rare, even among people who are paid boatloads of money to do it.
Lyon and Shopping… for Those Who Hate Shopping
Lyon is full of lovely little shops run by talented designers and artists hoping to sell their unique wares at a fair price
Day Hike: Aix-les-Bains Gare SNCF to Belvédère du Mont Revard
A relatively sporty day hike without too much transportation hassle
Losing the Trail in France
Tips for low-key hikers
Day Trip: Chambery
Highlights from a day in Chambery, France.
Sunday at the Saône Markets
On a clear blue-and-yellow morning, there are few things more satisfying than a stroll through the art, book, and food markets along the Saône in Lyon.