Tag Archives: Europe 2013

We took our last day in Barcelona pretty slow. We had been traveling and sightseeing for 10 days and we were tired. (We don’t do this kind of thing very often!) But I was so excited for this day, because it held the thing I’d been waiting for: the ocean. You might not know this […]

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I have to be completely honest. I wasn’t the biggest fan of Barcelona. Perhaps it was because we’d been traveling/sightseeing nonstop for 8 days, or perhaps it was because we had just spend 4 days in Orleans (aka a super gorgeous French town) and 3 days in Paris (aka the most beautiful city in the […]

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Before we left for France, I knew that no matter what, I desperately wanted to see a castle. It turned out that the first town we stayed in, Orleans, was only an hour or so from a bunch of crazy awesome castles. The problem? The Mister was working the entire time we were there, and […]

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It’s weird. Before we left on our trip, numerous people told me that aside from the major landmarks, I wouldn’t like Paris. That it’s dirty and the people are rude. But as we walked around the first day, I couldn’t help but fall in love. I think I could spend years walking around this place. […]

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I spent three days walking around this town. Falling in love with every street, every building, all of it. Orleans (pronounced ‘or-lay-own’) is a small city south of Paris, and for three days while the Mister worked, I wandered around, exploring and shopping, getting lost down side streets, immersing myself in French culture. This place […]

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