Four days spent solo traveling in Venice – what I expected is not at all what I found.
Solo travel gives lots of quiet time to contemplate and do some people-watching from cafes or park benches, getting curious about the lives of people everywhere.
Why cities are the places I love most when I’m traveling alone – like Athens, Greece, a solo travel destination I keep coming back to.
Visiting Dijon and Lyon, two of France’s loveliest cities, I learned to be open to what’s new instead of clinging to what’s behind me.
Sundays in Paris are lovely and lonely, too. Especially when it’s your last one here.
French plumbers are just like all other plumbers, but they are better-dressed. And other life lessons I’ve learned living in Paris for a month.
Not just another guide for what to do in Paris – let’s find out what it smells like (cigarettes, croissants, and the hallways of the Ritz).
Whiling away the hours at a friendly cafe in Paris is one of the city’s great pastimes, especially since I’m traveling alone and obsessed with people-watching.
In a noisy busy city like Paris, an occasional escape to a tranquil park is needed. The Bois de Boulogne is a leafy green oasis of calm.