Tag Archive: Travel

Jan 13

Ravioli In Paris, Or The Beauty In Front Of You

I was doing some research this weekend, as authors constantly do. I needed to be in Paris, so I Google Mapped myself there. As I was virtually walking down various streets, I came across the Rue de Rivoli. It caught my eye because I was in Paris in April 2016 and walked down that street. …

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Aug 22

Adventures: There are some that make me cry

Remember that trip to Europe? It wasn’t all fun and games. I laughed at myself, cried a bit, got in trouble with security guards, got lost—and was overwhelmed to the point of tears.   For those of us in the US who—like me—have never traveled beyond our own country (not including a couple of vacations …

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Jul 08

Adventures: An Afternoon At The Museum

Adventures of an Author in Europe: If you haven’t read the beginning of my adventures, you can start here. After my little foray into Hyde Park, and going around and around the same roundabout a few times, I finally got to the Victoria & Albert Museum. Of course, as per usual, I was very loud …

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May 18

Adventures: Breakfasts In London

But it’s not really about breakfast. It’s about the humanity of a smile. NOTE: I changed the name of the waiter to protect the innocent.   Journal Entry: April 14, 8:00ish I’m having breakfast at a brasserie. It is a partner with the hotel, so I can eat here or at the hotel using my …

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May 13

Adventures: Day 1, Hour 1, Minute 1

There I was. In London. I’d packed my overseas electrical plugs, my ticket information, my travel hair dryer, maps of the cities and subways, every cord I could possibly need and a passport belt. Just in case. I’d managed to get to Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris for my layover, maneuver through security, take …

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