Tag Archives: Europe

I Love Paris in the Summer: Bastille Day

I arrived at my Paris metro stop at 12:15 am, to find two good friends waiting to whisk me away for a midnight omelet. But on Saturday morning, it was pastry time.  Turns out La Bague de Kenza was right around the corner from our hotel.  The Algerian pâtisserie offered a buffet of almond-filled sweets.  […]

A Weekend in Madrid

The weather is a bit miserable out and I’m missing a certain Irishman, so my thoughts are drifting to a lovely weekend getaway to Madrid. We headed off to Spain in January as part of a belated Christmas celebration. In high school, my favorite class was Spanish Literature.  Lorca, Cervantes… and now cute tiled street […]