Along for the ride, but with a better view.

Month: June 2012

E. Dehillerin

“If you want to view paradise, simply look around and view it.” Have you ever been in a store and just legitimately wanted to buy everything in it? Or at the very least have it moved to down the street from where you live so […]

Ladurée ooh la la!

Macarons are having a moment. A long moment, and I don’t really get it. The shop at which I work when I’m in Boston is one of the only places in the area where they are available and on Thursdays, when they come in fresh, […]

So Tiny!

I love things that are tiny. Specifically things that are tiny versions of something bigger. Like dollhouse furniture, baby shoes, or those tiny little cocottes that hold, like, one egg. I do not think I am alone in this. So when I saw this mango in […]

Post ID: 50

Sometimes you’re in Paris and you get a sore throat. And then you wake up and have a fever and are aching all over. From some combination of jet lag, the change in weather and the time spent in the germ incubator that is the […]

"There are no foreign lands. It is the traveler only who is foreign."

The first time Guillaume went to Morocco, it was for ten weeks, and he assured me it was necessary for him to get the language requirement for his PhD. In other words, that there was no other choice. But when he got to Tetouan, a […]

Mint Tea and Macarons

The tickets were booked months ago. The lists (the lists, the copious lists) made, checked and checked again. The bags are packed. Zooey Bananafish the cat is safely ensconced at summer camp, AKA my parent’s house. Preparations are fully underway for, ahem, a summer abroad. […]