Tag Archives: Europe

Pedal On: Copenhagen on Two Wheels

There is something about riding a bicycle that is synonymous with freedom – something that allows us to temporarily arrest our fears, worries, inhibitions and return to our blithe younger selves, where languid summer days and still nights meld into one.  That feeling of liberation and adventure reemerged last August while I was exploring the European city, often emphatically referred to as the “coolest Read more »

10 Insider Tips for Shopping Winter Sales in Paris

Note: This article has been updated from it's original release date in January 2013. Fashion obsessed jetsetters take note: The splurge worthy shopping frenzy starts in Paris, France, Wednesday, January 8, 2014, and ends Tuesday, February 11, 2014. So, how far are you willing to travel for a 5-inch sexy pair of Christian Louboutins? What are you willing to do for a classic tweed Chanel blazer with braided trim or some other dreamy fashion frock from Hermes, Lanvin, or Gucci at Read more »

Got Shopping?

Got shopping In this day and age, you do not have to even leave your house to shop for anything anymore. But there are a few of us that enjoy the craziness and chaos of going shopping. It gives people like me a purpose when I travel. Yes, I said a purpose.  Shopping is a must, not an option. So if you are a shopper like me, look over these recommendations on the best shopping destinations in the world. Am I telling Read more »

Madrid in Epic Proportions

madrid Tapas. Wine. Flamenco. Wine. Bull Fighting. More Wine. As I entered the city of Madrid, Spain, I was immediately bombarded with a culture so different than my own, yet, so intriguing. At first glance, I thought I was experiencing déjà vu; I felt like I was in New York City (or maybe New York City on steroids), with the thousands of natives and visitors alike, walking the streets. Then Read more »

Paris in the Spring

5605071049_654421a993 Any time of year I can find things to love about every corner in Paris. But Spring in Paris calls for delightful discoveries of hidden courtyards, blossoming gardens, city fairs and even the architecture comes alive. Sure the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral and  Louvre Museum are a must see, but with longer days and warmer temperatures among the beautiful cobblestone streets of Paris you can take Read more »