Monthly Archives: December 2016

From Santa Barbara to Paris

Since it is the holiday season, and we are currently trying to hit some of the more “touristy” places in our free time, we keep ending up sending a lot of time in this horrible thing called “queues”. Unfortunately, unlike … Continue reading

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Notre Dame

After traipsing around the heart of Paris over the last few days, we headed to a couple museums and wandered through a variety of outdoor gardens.We spent a good amount of time in the Saint Germain area, and then decided … Continue reading

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Parisian Christmas Markets

Just in case you haven’t noticed, I like Christmas Markets. I’ve been to markets in Ireland and the UK, but now…now I’ve finally been to one in Paris. Purportedly, Germany has the best Christmas Markets, but I’ve heard that Paris … Continue reading

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The Boulevard Haussman

We spent quite a lot of time pre-trip meandering through possible places to go and looking for pretty things to do, see, and be around. One of the things that we had found was the Boulevard Haussman and the Galeries … Continue reading

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In Which I Accidentally Insult a WW2 Veteran

After completely wearing ourselves out at Disneyland, we did not allow ourselves to take a day off and rest up. Instead, he headed into the heart of the city, had some more fabulous food, and walked from the Eiffel Tower … Continue reading

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Disneyland Paris (Because, Well, We Can)

  I honestly never really thought of myself as a Disney Girl, mainly because I never really saw the point of dressing like Minnie Mouse and I’ve never really aspired to grow up to be a princess (I aspired to … Continue reading

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In Defense of Rory Gilmore (Generic Spoiler Warning)

Having landed in Paris, we…got sick. Very sick. So we spent the morning sleeping and moving slowly, although we did slip down and get some pastries from the bakery down the street. Our window opens nearly all the way, and … Continue reading

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Hello, Paris!

After dumping off our last projects, MK and I both hurried to our respective homes, grabbed random bits of clothing, shoved them into backpacks, and then hustled our way to the train station. I even skipped getting a coffee because … Continue reading

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Christmas In Cork

Christmas, despite holding one of the loneliest and saddest times of the year, is my favorite season. Yes, to me, Christmas is a season, and it is my favorite, so don’t knock it. I love lights and candles and music … Continue reading

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