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City, Paris, Video

A Guide to the Marais

The Marais is hands down my favorite neighborhood in Paris. I lived there for two years and it’s still where my husband and I try to find an apartment each time we visit. The Marais, meaning marsh in French, includes the 3rd and 4th arrondissement and offers 17th century architecture, […]

City, Restaurants

Two Perfect Days In York

  Nearly 7 million visitors make their way to the handsome city of York in Northern England each year largely due to its architecture. The walled city’s medieval buildings and Georgian townhomes are remarkably well preserved. Home to two universities, The University of York and York St. John University, the […]

City, Food

Portland Top Ten

  I’m always proud to say Portland, Oregon is my hometown. It has changed since I was growing up in the 1980s and 90s. Back then it felt more like a town. Now, it’s a full-blown big city. Portlanders love to complain about the increased traffic and escalating housing prices, […]