Travel weary in Europe

I’m tired. I’m worn out. I’ve hit my travel limitations. Is that even possible? I’ve logged a lot of miles in the past year and the last few months have been overwhelmingly busy as I prepare to leave Paris to live in the Bay Area again. My first year in Paris saw little European travel, […]

An unexpected apology from Air France

(I wrote this a long time ago but forgot to hit the publish button) I flew from Paris to Bucharest yesterday on Air France. The plane was late coming in and the turnaround made us about an hour behind schedule. I didn’t really think much of it, hour long delays are within a reasonable period. […]

My little chunk of the Paris ghetto

Frommer’s has such a lovely description of where I live in Paris. 12th Arrondissement (Bois de Vincennes/Gare de Lyon) Very few out-of-towners came here until a French chef opened a restaurant called Au Trou Gascon. The 12th’s major attraction remains the Bois de Vincennes, sprawling on the eastern periphery of Paris. This park is a […]