The first four nights of Paris we stayed in a campground – Les Grands Voisins. The organization converted an old hospital into shelter space. They house about 600 people – a mix of homeless, artists, and world travelers. Plus, they have a midwifery school for about 80 students in the middle of the grounds. As … Read more Camp Life
Our first stop in France was to a small town, Perpignan, just on the other side of the border. We chose this one because a bus stopped here and it looked a little bigger than the surrounding cities so we could rent a car and drive ourselves slowly up to Paris. We really wanted to … Read more Parlez-vous anglais?
It took about 25 hours (between flights, layovers, and trains) to arrive in Barcelona from Dallas, but the wait was definitely worth it! The flight tickets were also very cheap so I can’t complain too much about the length, but I will let it be known. Barcelona has been amazing! We had the very lucky … Read more La Merce
There is so much to do in London, but there is also so much to see outside of London that is only a short train ride away. That, I think, is still one of the coolest things to me. Born and raised in Texas, I got used to everything being a 4-5 hour car drive … Read more Our Best Day Trips from London
Let me tell you a little bit about my little sister, Alicia. She is obsessed with everything London. The Siri voice on her phone has a British accent, she has numerous British flag paraphernalia, and even her phone keyboard is the British version. Because of her passion, Zach and I wanted to bring her along … Read more The Incident
(TL;DR at the bottom!) 1. People basically dress two ways here, either extremely nice or with some sort of punk rock vibe. I feel so underdressed walking around in my jeans! One day this past week I counted the men and women in blue jeans in a 30 minute period on the street (hundreds of … Read more 10 Random Observations of London
Ok this is it! We are heading out to London! I can finally feel it’s real because my stomach has climbed into my throat and I’m feeling a little lightheaded. Ahhh the beautiful symptoms that come with the fear of flying! Beyond that though it’s been a crazy week. We are officially homeless. Turned in … Read more Officially homeless