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Kelly and Drew in Paris Part I

My husband and I recently spent our birthdays (yes, we have the same birthday, one year apart…I like to say I was his first birthday present) in Paris. I lived in Paris in 2006 while spending my junior year abroad in college and have wanted to take Drew back for many years but the time…

GOOD EATS IN PARIS

Okay let’s be honest, most of my motivation during travel is fueled by great food. I used to be the pickiest eater in the world, and sometimes I still struggle with it, but I’ve definitely come a long way! This list may surprise you a bit as I don’t feel the need to only eat…

MY TOP 5 FAVORITE COFFEE SHOPS IN PARIS

You’re in Paris, woohoo!  You just arrived on a redeye to this gorgeous city, now what?  You could drink wine (at 10am), I won’t judge you, or you can grab an awesome cup of coffee.  Considering the amount of exploring you’ll want to do upon your arrival in Paris, I’d go for the caffeine!  Finding…

ST. PADDY’S DAY IRISH DINNER

I am not Irish, but my name is, and I married an Irishman so now I also have an Irish last name…so that kind of makes me Irish…kind of. Growing up I felt like a bit of an impostor on St. Patrick’s Day. I’m a lot of many things but Irish by blood is not…

TRAIN TRAVEL IN FRANCE

*Although this first photo is my own, I apologize for the stock photos that follow! They may not be the best, but I think they help to get the job done. Paris is probably one of the first places that comes to mind when you think of France, but when planning a trip to France,…