Monthly Archives: July 2012

A roadtrip in Provence

One of the many places I call home is Provence. I studied abroad 6 years ago in Aix-en-Provence and it was one of the best experiences of my life. The warm people (and weather), the carefree lifestyle, the familiar mediterranean … Continue reading

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Taking the parents on our long-awaited road trip

After Maren and Peter returned to the states, my parents headed to Normandy for a couple of days while I stayed in Rennes to work (shocking, I know). After work I hopped on the train to meet my parents in … Continue reading

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Ma famille à Rennes, enfin

After our lovely weekend in the countryside we went to Rennes so I could go back to work and Maren, Peter and Ro could get to know my city. The weather was still terrible so during the odd break from … Continue reading

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Leucadia Lotion

A couple of years ago, right around the time before I moved to Brittany and started this blog, I was living at home with my parents in Leucadia, our small little Southern California surf town. It was an awkward time … Continue reading

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(Some of) the family meets the boyfriend, finally!

A few hours later, and after some poor navigation on my part, we arrived at my boyfriend’s house in Central Brittany, tired and ready for bed. Looking back, I feel sorry for Maren and Peter that they had to meet … Continue reading

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The Emerald Coast

From Paris, my sister and I headed back to Brittany. We spent one night in Rennes before renting a car to drive to the Emerald Coast. Our first stop was Dinard, a small town across the inlet from Saint-Malo. We … Continue reading

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