First Day of Spring! (and Personal Reflection)

Hello, there! Welcome to the first day of spring, where finally (finally!) the weather is getting sunnier and warmer, and I can finally get out of my thick, winter coats and into *slightly* lighter clothes (perhaps a thin long-sleeve with the occasional T-shirt, if temperatures permit). Normally, I like winter, but since coming to France … Continue reading First Day of Spring! (and Personal Reflection)

Destination: Château de Fontainebleau, France

Bonjour! Last week, I took a day trip over to the château de Fontainebleau, a medieval castle-turned-palace that's particularly famous for having housed French royalty from the 16th to 19th centuries. It's especially famous for its association with Napoleon Bonaparte, who ended up abdicating his throne in 1814. Today, it's one of France's largest palaces and a … Continue reading Destination: Château de Fontainebleau, France