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  • Paris and the Eiffel Tower at Night

    Paris and the Eiffel Tower at Night

    Strolling the streets of Paris at night is magic.  They do not call it the city of lights for nothing! The Parisans, like most Europeans, eat dinner pretty late compared to the US.  This…

    Friday, June 9, 2017
  • Montmartre's Gorgeous Sacre Coeur - Paris Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Montmartre’s Gorgeous Sacre Coeur

    Towards the end of our Paris trip, my Mom and I headed to Paris’ Montmartre neighborhood to meet Secret Food Tours for, you guessed it, a delicious multi hour food tour of delicious Parisan…

    Tuesday, June 6, 2017
  • Champagne Pommery with Tasty Side to Life Tours - Paris Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Champagne Pommery with Tasty Side to Life Tours

    After exploring Reims Cathedral (recap here) and having a delicious meal at Le Foch (recap here); our time officially began for the best champagne tour in France with The Tasty Side To Life Tours.  Our…

    Monday, May 29, 2017
  • Beautiful Stained Glass of Sainte Chapelle - Paris Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    The Beautiful Stained Glass of Sainte Chapelle

    I witnessed the most gorgeous church to date during our visit to Paris last March.  The beautiful stained glass of Sainte Chapelle, though small, is a sight to be seen. Sainte Chapelle, which means…

    Friday, May 26, 2017
  • Paris' Love Lock Bridge

    Paris’ Love Lock Bridge

    Love and Paris go hand in hand. The proof is in Paris’ love lock bridge (previously) located at Pont des arts, a bridge over the beautiful Seine River. Lover’s from all around the world…

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017
  • 48 Hours in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains

    48 Hours in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains

    Sometimes a quick weekend getaway is just what you need to rejuvenate.  One of my favorite things about living in the Metro area is how many cool towns are just a few hours away.…

    Friday, May 12, 2017
  • Sunset at Ponte Vecchio - Florence Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Sunset at Ponte Vecchio

    There is so much to do in Florence, Italy. She has tons of museums, art exhibits, shops and restaurants. You could spend weeks in this city and not see everything.  Florence was a whirlwind…

    Monday, May 8, 2017
  • Climbing the Towers of Notre Dame - Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Climbing the Towers of Notre Dame

    I have been asked many times. “What was your favorite site you visited in Paris?” The answer is a no brainer for me- Notre Dame. I just loved everything about it, the history, the…

    Thursday, May 4, 2017
  • A Visit to Paris' Arc de Triomphe - Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    A Visit to Paris’ Arc de Triomphe

    There are so many things to see in ‘the city of lights’ and a visit to Paris’ Arc de Triomphe is definitely one of them.  Located in the 8th arrondissement and on the western…

    Tuesday, April 25, 2017
  • Attaboy Beer in Downtown Frederick - @lacegraceblog1

    Attaboy Beer in Downtown, Frederick

    If you could describe in one word the feeling when cracking open a cold beer after a long, hard day of work; that word would be ‘attaboy.’  A pat on the back for a job…

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017