Yesterday, I planned to visit Notre-Dame cathedral and the Louvre. However, the protesters in Paris prematurely canceled my itinerary. In a matter of moments, the major sights of the city were shut down to the public for their safety. It did not matter if you had tickets, if you had been waiting an hour in […]

This week I took the plunge and purchased the first leg of my autumn excursion. Planning a trip is like putting a puzzle together. There are a million little pieces that work together, which may leave gaps in your bigger picture if left to the wayside. Luckily, there are countless resources to help travelers plan […]