Getting Lost At the Musée du Louvre

The Louvre is one of the most popular museums in the world. Those who don’t know it by name are sure at least to recognize the iconic and controversial glass pyramid that sits in the middle of the courtyard and houses the main entry point for the museum. In 2015 alone, the Louvre attracted nearly 9 million annual visitors, more than any other museum in the world. Continue reading “Getting Lost At the Musée du Louvre”

Bavarian Charm in Leavenworth, WA

Leavenworth is one of those cities which, despite growing up in Washington, I never visited before moving to the other side of the country. I’ll be honest, in high school I thought Leavenworth was a small town with plenty of cows and not a whole lot of nightlife. One of those blips on the map that we passed by when making the long drive to visit family in Spokane.

How wrong I was. Continue reading “Bavarian Charm in Leavenworth, WA”

Trains, Remains & Handcrafted Meals

While Michelle enjoyed her last day with her roommates, Dad and I spent our final day in Provo doing – what else? Driving. I’d read about a beautiful drive named the Provo Canyon Scenic Byway, but figured Dad would not be in the mood to explore it, since we were starting the long drive back to the Seattle the following morning. I was thrilled when Dad suggested it himself! Continue reading “Trains, Remains & Handcrafted Meals”