Galentines Day Travel

I noticed the word “Galentines” floating around the internet this Valentine’s day and it took me a while to catch onto its meaning (I know, I know…clearly I’m out of the loop since I’m lucky…

Not Following Shackleton to Antarctica

This week I received my first blog-related email! It arrived in broken-English (always a red flag), from Oceanwide Expeditions, a company that had found my blog and was offering me a chance to win a…

Find Antoine de Saint Exupery in Paris

Location: Paris, France Literary Inspiration: Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince) by Antoine de Saint-Exupery About the Book The seemingly autobiographical tale of Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince) has remained one of my most…

Traveling Teddy Bears

Location: The World Literary Inspiration: Teddy Bears, by Mirja de Vries Do you carry a companion stow-away in your travel luggage? Maybe a childhood stuffed animal or a traveling gnome? Perhaps my association of teddy…

Book Review: French Milk by Lucy Knisley

After reading Lucy Knisley’s graphic novel travel log Here at Hogwarts (read my review of it here), I couldn’t wait to get my hands on another. I was so fascinated by the idea of a travel log in comic form! As Paris has been high up on my re-visit list since the first time I visited (I mean, can you really EVER spend enough time in Paris?) I picked up Knisley’s French Milk.

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