BLOG
The Perils of Being Pregnant in Paris

The Perils of Being Pregnant in Paris

After finding out I was pregnant only after a few weeks of moving to Paris, I immediately dug into the complexities of maternity in France from healthcare to insurance. Like every pregnant woman, I was swiftly warned about avoiding certain foods. But somehow these restrictions are harder in France than elsewhere. On this list of…

My First Months as a Parisian – Big Announcement!

My First Months as a Parisian – Big Announcement!

Upon moving to Paris in October of 2016, there were quite a few things on my agenda. To name a few, I needed to open a bank account, get a local phone number, sign up for local health coverage, take steps to get my visa finalized, decide on what part of town to live in,…

Studying Parenting Style inside a Parisian Park, Square des Batignolles

Studying Parenting Style inside a Parisian Park, Square des Batignolles

Getting ready to become a mom in Paris, I find that local parks are an entertaining and educational place to observe how Parisians parent. At 2pm on Sunday, my husband and I set out from our new apartment with no particular destination in mind. The sunny weather had prompted in us a desire to explore.…

I’VE MOVED TO A NEW COUNTRY!

I’VE MOVED TO A NEW COUNTRY!

Hello dear friends, I have some big news. After moving to London earlier this year to join my husband, we have moved once again. This time to Paris!! It has been nearly two months. And I kept the news to myself because I wanted to live the experience whole-heartedly – not thinking about pictures to…

An Epic 6 Days in the British Countryside

An Epic 6 Days in the British Countryside

This was an epic six days exploring the British countryside. My trip was all organized by Visit Britain – the tourism board for Great Britain who invited me out to share my experiences with you. The goal was to show me a wide breadth of countryside destinations in the UK during my 6 days on…

The Painswick Hotel: A Cotswolds Retreat

The Painswick Hotel: A Cotswolds Retreat

The Painswick Hotel is a stylish and modern retreat in the Cotswolds. Visiting the English countryside – whether it be in Dorset, the Lake District, or the Isle of Wight – I have stayed in and enjoyed hotels known for their luxury and culinary distinction. During each stay, I was able to connect with interesting…

Meet Montana Locals: The Hat Man #VIDEO

Meet Montana Locals: The Hat Man #VIDEO

Larry Shore sells and personally shapes hats for each of his customers. It has been his trade and passion for over 40 years. He knows that as he warms up the edges of those hats, bending and molding them to a perfect shape that he is making a contribution far deeper than simply selling a…

Meet Montana Locals: Windmill Village Bakery #VIDEO

Meet Montana Locals: Windmill Village Bakery #VIDEO

Nancy’s mom gave her the family’s secret recipe for classic glazed donuts. Her husband built her a bakery from the ground up. And Nancy took these elements, transforming them into a legendary establishment for which people travel across state lines just to devour her delicious treats. I’m talking about Nancy Martin of the Windmill Village…

A Foodie Weekend on the Isle of Wight with the Royal Hotel #VIDEO

A Foodie Weekend on the Isle of Wight with the Royal Hotel #VIDEO

On a romantic, foodie-centric, weekend escape from London, I explored the beautiful Isle of Wight with The Royal Hotel. First of all, getting there was very easy. A quick, hour and 15-minute train ride out of Waterloo station and a 25-minute ferry later I had arrived on this stunning island. This isle, just south off…

A Few Basics for Traveling to London

A Few Basics for Traveling to London

I have been getting my bearings in my new city of London – always trying to learn from the locals as best I can. And over the past few months I’ve published a handful of articles on the Expedia Viewfinder blog about this great city. They reflect a slice of what I’ve learned here so…

Copyright © Travel With Kate / Design by: The Nectar Collective