Bonjour! This week’s carte postale was sent to me by a relative who visited Corsica (la Corse), the French island in the Mediterranean Sea: Emperor of France and military leader, Napoléon Bonaparte, was born here on August 15, 1769. Until the next Wednesday Postcard, à bientôt!
Bonjour! I got this week’s carte postale from a local used-book shop. I had heard of cities in France and Belgium named Lille, but I didn't know there was one in the state of Maine in the United States! There are fewer than 500 people who reside in this town by the St. John River, … Continue reading Wednesday Postcard: Lille, Maine, USA
Bonjour! This week’s carte postale is one I picked up during my visit to Toulouse in southwest France 🇫🇷: This is a view of the Garonne River and La ville rose (the Pink City). Shown here are two bridges: Pont Saint-Pierre (foreground) and Pont Neuf. On the bottom right are Les Abattoirs (modern art museum) … Continue reading Wednesday Postcard: Toulouse, France
On the occasion of my blog’s first anniversary, I’m excited to announce a new series
Here are the top 10 posts that got much love this year. Read them again here, and don’t forget to let me know what types of posts you want to see more of in 2019
Pocket facial tissues and pink toilet paper in France
I attended author Mark Greenside’s talk at a local independent bookstore, where he read a few excerpts from his latest book, (not quite) Mastering the Art of French Living
When visiting the Eiffel Tower, please set realistic expectations. Until the bulletproof anti-terror glass walls have been completely installed, don't expect to find the Eiffel Tower looking as beautiful as she does in your friends' social media posts.
One Butte-iful day exploring Montmartre and Sacré-Cœur in Paris!
After 22 years, I am beyond ecstatic that I will be visiting France again.