On Wednesday night I joined France Passion Magazine in celebrating their one year anniversary at the French Institute Alliance Francaise with Atout France, the French Tourist Office. The event was a celebration of all things French, with a perfume bar by jeweler Mauboussin, a Saint Germain cocktail station, and a live jazz band, calling to mind the romantic entertainment outside most Parisian brasseries. The room had a hazy blue shade, adding a soft glow to everything and in true French fashion, creating a warm, romantic glow. The night made me recall my days wandering the Marais, a handsome man on my arm, and the wind in my hair. I think a return to the city of lights is now firmly in order.
In August 2011 I left my job at a corporate fashion brand and dedicated myself to becoming a full time travel and style writer. Living in NYC, I wrote, traveled, and snapped photos as the days turned cold, and then slowly warm again.
With the comfort of home and the fallback of side projects, my writing did not always take the forefront of my time, something that constantly nagged at me.
Now, almost one year later, I have decided to take the next step in the travel writing lifestyle: living abroad indefinitely.
I will be starting my journey in Europe, spending most of my time in Spain and London, and hopefully a good dose of Paris and the Cote d’Azur. Giving up the security of my home, friends, and family is definitely a challenge, but one that I hope will push me to take this blog, and my blossoming career to the next level.
I will continue to share my journey as I explore some of Europe’s most dazzling summer spots.
First up: London!