Je suis arrivee!

So day one of my Paris adventure began yesterday. I arrived at the Memphis airport two hours before the flight, just as suggested. I was sitting at the gate 15 minutes later. There’s hardly ever a wait there, to begin with, but I always get there early anyway. I got felt up a little bit…

All that’s left are a few things…

So I’m in final preparation mode for the trip. Somehow, I’m suddenly only six days away. And I catch myself saying things like “This time next week, I’ll be….” (fill in the blank with something Parisian). Over the weekend, I got my liquids organized and things poured into little bottles that needed to be poured…

Preparation Week 1

So I am in the final countdown (not the Europe song) as my trip is officially less than one month away. So on my days off, I’m trying to get the little details taken care of so that when it’s time to pack, that’s all I have left to do. Not to mention, I love…

A Culinary Journey

Oddly enough, my upcoming Paris trip is turning into more of a culinary journey. I have done some research on various blogs (particularly David Lebovitz) and have a list of pastry shops, chocolatiers and restaurants that have made it to my “must see” lists. I am already in love with the neighborhood I’ve chosen for…

No Data Needed

After extensive searching, I finally found an app for my Android phone that allows me to use GPS and GPS-only (no data required). Although there have been rumors that Google Maps would be offering this sort of offline navigation sometime this summer, I could not wait on Google to release it. I found an app…