San Francisco Day Trip

BACKGROUND: A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to do my first true solo trip. I had a visa appointment at the French Consulate in San Francisco. I took an early flight and returned home late that night. Having never been to San Francisco, I was excited to explore this fabled city. I would only consider it a half day since my […]

France FAQ

Because there’s always questions when people discover I live in Paris, I thought a little FAQ might clear up some misunderstandings. This obviously doesn’t cover everything so if I’ve missed something, ask away!   What exactly are you doing in France? I’m an “au pair.” “Au pair” is a type of nanny – although our differentiation […]


HELLO WORLD. Thanks for stopping by! I’m Paul and this blog is the virtual chronicles of my travels abroad. I was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. Growing up, I developed a love for travel. The older I became, the more I yearned to experience places BEYOND UTAH.   Starting in 8th grade, I began taking trips (sans my […]