25 Rainy Day Activities in Paris

25 Rainy Day Activities in Paris

“Actually, Paris is the most beautiful in the rain.” Lea Seydoux, Midnight in Paris Paris weather can get pretty moody, but shouldn’t stop your Parisian adventures. Wondering what to do on a rainy day in Paris? Here are 25 ideas: Get lost in the...
8 Less Crowded Eiffel Tower Views

8 Less Crowded Eiffel Tower Views

When living in Paris, I maintain a personal goal of finding at least 1 new view of the Eiffel Tower every week. Honestly, many weeks that just happens naturally- her ladyship has a lovely habit of popping up from rooftops or around street corners when you’re doing...
April in Paris

April in Paris

Five years ago today I ran the Paris marathon. In many ways, I still see running the Paris marathon in April as the culmination of my time living in Paris. Since I trained for the entire marathon while living there, it felt like a (very long) run through my backyard-...
March in Paris

March in Paris

Do Parisians wear berets? March is the month in Paris where some days feel like spring and others forecast snow. One of the best parts of this ambivalent weather is the fact that Parisians end up unsure of what each day’s appropriate head attire should be, thus upping...
January in Paris

January in Paris

January is the one month of the year I *might* try to dissuade you from booking a ticket to Paris. It’s just so grey. Seriously, the January I lived in Paris I saw the sun a grand total of 3 times in January. No, I’m not exaggerating- when it got to...
When Does the Eiffel Tower Light Up & Sparkle?

When Does the Eiffel Tower Light Up & Sparkle?

Every evening the Eiffel Tower lights up within 10 minutes of sunset – the iconic golden lights are triggered by a sensor system designed to follow the daily light change rather than a certain time. Then every hour following sunset, Parisians and tourists alike...

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