Normandy, France: Not Just Another Day at the Beach

Normandy, France: Not Just Another Day at the Beach

As we woke up in the morning of the fourth day of our France trip, I was both apprehensive and excited. One of the main reasons why we came to Normandy was to tour the D-Day beaches. My internal history geek was waiting for this…

Oysters, Omelettes, and Baskets   – The Homage to Small Town France

Oysters, Omelettes, and Baskets – The Homage to Small Town France

Ah … France. One of those countries we visit time after time and can never get bored. On a third day of our Normandy trip, we woke up in the city of Bayeux and headed to a Saturday market. Visiting a Saturday market is one…

Normandy, France or How We Spent Nearly $4,000 in Four Days

Normandy, France or How We Spent Nearly $4,000 in Four Days

In the summer of 2009, after I finished second year of law school, we decided to visit France. I flew to Paris two days before Julia to get my “art museum” fix and managed to visit four art museums in those two days. Upon arrival,…

The Highway to Our Own Personal Hell (Wyoming)

The Highway to Our Own Personal Hell (Wyoming)

Our road trip in 2004 had many memorable moments in California, Arizona, Utah, and Colorado, but the one anecdote we always associate with this trip actually happened in the “drive-through” state of Wyoming, on a long stretch of a highway, deep at night.  We were…