Bordeaux

Just a few hours southwest of Paris is the lovely wine region of Bordeaux and probably my favorite destination on this trip. I enjoy drinking wine but would never say I have a refined palette or know a ton about wine. But one tour through Margaux and I felt like a master sommelier. It seems…

Oops…I Ended up in Paris Again

I have been to Paris a few times since my first time in 2001 when I was 17. Every time I go I have a totally different experience because I am a different age and with different people.¬† Reid and I did SO much in just a few days and my feet were definitely yelling…

Champagne…the True Bubbles Region

There is sparking wine and then there is champagne!¬†Champagne can only come from Champagne so all those other bubbles you are drinking are just sparkling wine but can still be absolutely delicious! There are multiple ways to champagne taste through the region which is just about an hour outside of Paris. You can go for…

Warsaw

Warsaw. Not what I expected. But what did I think I would see from a country that was occupied by Germany and basically completely destroyed? The buildings in Warsaw look old and yet new at the same time and it takes a moment to realize why. Quick history for those of you that forgot history…

Auschwitz

I want to start by saying that I will be describing an experience from a tour I took backed up with internet research to fact check. I’m also aware that people who actually experienced this are relatives of the survivors and those lost and may potentially read this. I want to think of this as…