Travel bug strikes again!

Travel bug strikes again!

It didn’t take long. I was traveling around so much during July that I was kind of happy for a break … now I am ready to GO again! I know I want to travel a bit locally around Marseille this Fall. I really don’t have time for a big trip between now and my … Continue reading

A day in Grasse

A day in Grasse

I am a major perfume fan. It’s something I can’t help but buy. I used to stick to the cheap stuff (walmart, bath and body works) … then when I started making a little money I splurged, once on Chanel. And I was hooked. Now I buy a fancy perfume probably once a year. I know. … Continue reading

So, you wanna book an AirBnB?

So, you wanna book an AirBnB?

Recently I decided to try my hand at being an AirBnB host ! I have a great space here in Marseille and I go out of town quite a bit … sooooo, why not share it? I set my price low to get some reservations … when I am out of town I am not … Continue reading

Crackdown on Airbnb & Uber …

Crackdown on Airbnb & Uber …

I cannot for the life of me remember why I tried Airbnb for the first time. You’d think it’d be somewhere on this blog that I have had for nearly three years…I am too lazy to look (based on my inclusion of a link…I found it 😉 ). But I have yet to be disappointed. … Continue reading

Adventure all around

Adventure all around

No no, I didn’t travel somewhere new or do anything remarkably crazy … but I did TRY something new. Something that would’ve scared me WAY too much, even just a few months ago, to even attempt. Background: for nearly 1 full week the trains here in France (SNCF: TGV, TER etc.) have been on strike: … Continue reading

The CouchSurfing Community

The CouchSurfing Community

I know I haven’t gotten caught up yet…I’ve been a lazy blogger … there’s a whole slew of things to tell you about (including my awesome USA trip with the BF!). But for today I want to talk about something else. CouchSurfing. Yesterday was my first CouchSurfing Event – evening drinks on the beach in … Continue reading

I am a MARATHONER!

I am a MARATHONER!

As you can probably infer from the title, I have officially joined the Marathoner club! Can you believe it?!? Be prepared for a long post, the history leading to the race and my First Marathon experience. Let’s start with some numbers: 5 months of training, 62 actual training runs, I did training runs in 5 … Continue reading