laos, part one

March 14, 2014

Where to begin? Laos was simply incredible. From the sprawling evening market to delicious roadside sandwiches and fresh juices to the magic of Mount Phousi (officially one of my favorite places now). We didn’t have too much time in Laos, so rather than jump around, we stayed in Luang Prabang for the entirety. We did […]

freedom in travel

February 25, 2014

Since a young child, I’ve had the great luxury of seeing different places first-hand. Having a french father meant summer vacations in the southwest of France, putting on our Sunday’s best to visit relatives and snack on pieces of baguette while the adults sipped on apertifis – sometimes patiently, other times not so much. As […]

begur, spain

September 17, 2013

after the most wonderful week in france spent with my father and grandfather, matt and i headed down to spain for a few days to celebrate my birthday. we started in begur, which is a small coastal town in costa brava. this was my first time in spain – and let me just say – […]

defining moments

June 19, 2013

Childhood, by definition, is a time of early existence, where life is easy and you are protected from all the hardships in the world. Not all people experience this type of upbringing, but I did. It was wonderful and on sunny warm days, I am reminded of those afternoons sipping iced tea on the porch […]

final scenes from southwestern france

December 20, 2012

as the holidays draw near, my mind continues to wander back to our week spent in france. (let’s be real – my mind always wanders back there.) these images, these sentiments – these are things that make me feel safe and toasty. the love and warmth that this tiny village in southwestern france exudes makes […]