Serendipity & Slip-Ups: Running from the French Police and (Almost) Being in the Tour de France

The first installation in the Serendipity & Slip-Ups Series is the story of how failing to research current events can lead to a near miss with the French police, some good old fashioned impromptu urban parkour, and the closest I’ll ever come to participating in the Tour de France.

12 Essential Tips for Doing Paris Like a Local

I’ve spent quite a bit of time in Paris and I’ve found that almost none of the negative stereotypes about Parisians or their beautiful city are true. Almost everyone I’ve met in Paris has been unfailingly kind, nice, and complimentary. In this post, I share the secret to getting every Parisian to like you immediately and other tips for successfully navigating the City of Light.

Welcome to Travel | Re-Pack | Repeat!

Hi! Welcome to Travel | Re-Pack | Repeat. I’m a twenty-something mixed race American woman who loves to travel the world on her own.