The Beginning of The End

Our new city, for the remainder of our European adventure, was Sanary Sur Mer. The decision to come back to the south did not disappoint. Once again we found a sizeable apartment overlooking the Sea and walkable distance to the daily marché and beach. This area was getting some unusual rain, so it looked like…

Paris Part 5: Versailles

The Palace of Versailles. Versailles (verse-eye) used to be the hunting cottage to the king before it turned into the grandeur that it is. We are again grateful to an insider tip to purchase tickets online to avoid the lineup. And a lineup  it was. We gratifyingly bypassed the glaring line once again and jaunted…

Paris Part 3: Art is Exhausting

Before heading out to go see Le Louvre, we listened to our audio history on the Impressionists Monet, Renoir, Degas and Cassatt. We needed to get our art straight before heading into the massive Louvre. Outside of the metro station we marvelled at the Opera Garnier. We ended up near Champs-Élysées (shahns ay lee zay)…

Rest from the French Countryside

The day finally arrived! We were on our way to Europe. I had to keep reminding myself that we were going to be living as Europeans for the next two months and there was a lot of pre planning to do, including bills due in October that still come by paper mail. Regardless, I had…

Cute Kid French Conversation

Our next traveling adventures starts at the beginning of September in France. However, in this next 6 weeks that means major focus on quite a few things. A main one is French. My deal with the girls to be fluent by our trip (this deal was made mind you in October of 2017) has not…