Guédelon: Medieval Construction in Modern France

When you travel a lot, sometimes things can, inevitably, acquire a bit of samey-ness. Oh look, here’s another stately old European cathedral! There’s a grand castle with that luxurious, colorful, velvety wallpaper! And, see, over here, there’s a painting by a Renaissance master! Which isn’t to say any of those things are bad – and in … More Guédelon: Medieval Construction in Modern France

Paris: 20 Parting Observations from the Most Wonderful of Cities

I’ve been to Paris a bunch of times, so you might think I’m somewhat over it by this point. However, a quick glance at my iPhone’s Camera Roll would suggest otherwise. For example, when I was there for two weeks last April and May, I took over 800 photos. So, clearly, this city holds no more interest … More Paris: 20 Parting Observations from the Most Wonderful of Cities

January in Paris

After traveling to Paris for work last November and December, I was lucky enough to head back to the city in January. Since I don’t currently have any work trips to Paris scheduled for the foreseeable future, I’m feeling a bit nostalgic about my time in the City of Light as I write this. No matter … More January in Paris

December in Paris

After getting sent to Paris in November for work, I was lucky enough to return again in December. And, just like November, I spent a lot of time revisiting my favorite spots, especially those that I knew would be decked out for the holidays. What can I say; I am a sucker for Christmas. On … More December in Paris