Rue Montorgueil Walk in Paris

I was originally supposed to stay in this neighborhood, but it didn’t work out.  If you are wanting to escape the tourists and see a real market street, this is a great neighborhood.  I felt safe the entire time and was surprised by the number of sights to see in the compact area.  I’ve put…

Building an Itinerary

I originally thought this would be a go with the flow month in Paris, but I’m realizing that I love planning way too much.  My itinerary is a guide, not a schedule.  There are plenty of things I want to do, so mapping them out provides the best options and best use of my time. …

Paris and London 2011 Itinerary

I learned a lot about travel from this trip.  I was way too ambitious with planning and ended up wearing myself down.  My perspective has shifted from thinking I have to visit everything because I may not be able to return, to seeing what I can and whatever I miss, I’ll visit the next time…