The top 5 Parisian housing websites the locals don’t want you to know about

I have been having a time finding a place to stay in Paris for the past months and now that I am on the other side of that hurdle I thought I might share some of the insights that I have found about the experience. 1.) Please know that you aren’t alone! I can notContinue reading “The top 5 Parisian housing websites the locals don’t want you to know about”

A Brita Abroad

One of the things that has been saving me now that I am abroad is my Brita water bottle that my mother bought me a few Christmases ago. I woke up last night with a huge headache needing to take some Advil and was able to get up, fill up my water bottle from theContinue reading “A Brita Abroad”

How to Travel Internationally – A Flight Tip

I was going to start this off by saying, “Usually I don’t advocate spending more money…” but then I realized that was a lie lol. I flew Air France for the first time last Friday and something told me that Premium Economy was the way to go. Now, I tried to fight it. I wantedContinue reading “How to Travel Internationally – A Flight Tip”

The Best Vacation Itinerary Template

Last week I wrote about planning for vacations. So today, I thought I might share the template that I use to create my vacation itineraries in case any of you wanted to use it for any of your upcoming Weekend Stays or Girlfriend’s Getaways! As you can see, I organize things around general time periodsContinue reading “The Best Vacation Itinerary Template”

Weekend Plans We Made

When you are in a new city and you are looking for something to do where do you go? Do you use the city magazine and their website on their calendar? Or do you type into Google to search for something to do? How do you find out about fun and exciting things in theContinue reading “Weekend Plans We Made”

What do y’all want to see?

Hello friends, Now that the world is opening back up I want to add a section on here where I talk about my favorite spots to eat, relax, visit, and stay in my favorite cities. This was part of the reason that I started the site because I love to find places like that andContinue reading “What do y’all want to see?”

I need help House-Hunting in Paris

Photo via parisperfect.com Friends, in an exciting twist of fate, and honestly a lot of hard work an prayer, I need to find a place to live overseas for a few months. I have begun to cobble together a few places to peruse (read: scour) but I would very much appreciate any outside help IContinue reading “I need help House-Hunting in Paris”

5 Exclusive Summer Stays for 2021

Picture of Lennox Hotel Miami Beach via tripadvisor.com Spring is in the air and as the days grow long and the lines for COVID-19 vaccines grow longer one can not help but get excited about the prospect of a finally taking a relaxing Summer getaway. Vacation season alluded us last year, so we have beenContinue reading “5 Exclusive Summer Stays for 2021”

On Moving and Packing in 3 weeks

Moving for the past three weeks has been such a harrowing experience. I know it’s something that everyone does but I truly do not wish this type of move on anyone. I found out I got an apartment that I have never seen in a city across the country during finals week and decided toContinue reading “On Moving and Packing in 3 weeks”

The Old Woman lived in a shoe bc she HATED apartment hunting

What advice do you all have about apartment hunting? I thought this was supposed to be fun or at least insightful not trauma inducing. I recently spent a weekend immersed in property listings, rude realtors, apartments and condos with ?no parking?, and weirdly timed apartment tours of apartments that I DID NOT ASK TO SEE.Continue reading “The Old Woman lived in a shoe bc she HATED apartment hunting”