I like to think that I’m good at giving gifts. I’m especially good at coming home with a trunk full of goodies, and I like to buy myself little things that will always remind me of this magical year. That being said, I thought it might be helpful if I put together a little guide of exactly what the best souvenirs to bring back from Paris are (so leave space in your suitcase by following these rules), whether for yourself (treat yo-self) or others. I see these items as truly Parisian, with helpful tips from yours truly thrown in along the way. Enjoy!
Recently I spent a whirlwind three days in Berlin, and was completely blown away by it. I had been hesitant, even doubtful towards Germany’s capital going in, because for some reason my memories from childhood visits hadn’t left a lasting impression. But guys, I fell in love. The city is the hip, fresh side of a country I love so dearly. It’s filled with vibrant art, spunky individuals, and just a sense of freedom, an air of liberation. So without further babbling, here’s a list of 20 things I love about Berlin, whether it’s places I ate, shows I saw, or walks through one of the city’s many neighborhoods.
Not gonna lie, during this entire day the song Royals was going through my head on repeat. I finally got my lazy butt out to Versailles a few weeks ago when German friends were visiting. Honestly, I ended up loving it, much more than I had expected. The interiors are simply stunning. Anyways, enjoy the photographs below, along with some information about visiting the palace and gardens.
While I can by no means be classified as an expert, I thought it might be nice to create a guide explaining what to see/do, and where to eat/shop in Barcelona. I’m very happy with what I discovered while there, and encourage you all as well to check these places out if you are ever in town. So here you go, my Barcelona City Guide.
Today I thought I’d finally sit down and write the first part of the blog post I wish I had clicked on a year ago when I decided to become an Au Pair. This year has by far been the greatest of my life, and I encourage everyone else to do something similar as well. You get out, learn everyday, meet your best friends along the way, and see the world. I hope that any future Au Pairs find my guide to becoming an Au Pair helpful!