Extras: Eloisa's Travels
After I fell in love with Alessandro, Europe became my backyard. As well as spending a year in Paris (and writing a memoir of the year, Paris in Love), we spend every summer in his hometown, Florence, Italy. Want to see pictures of my travels? How about some advice if you’re planning a trip to Italy? Here’s the place to look—I will be adding to this section all the time!
Paris is far more than a shopaholic’s dream: the Eiffel Tower and the Mona Lisa await you, not to mention the architecture, parks, food…. But the idea of coming home without some sort of French frippery is heartbreaking. So, without further ado, here’s how to shop in Paris for under $200. Most important is decide […]Read More →
When I was fifteen, I hung two black and white etchings of Paris on the wall of my bedroom. I grew up on a farm in Minnesota, and those pictures were reminders that the world was bigger than the cornfield that stretched in front of our yard. Unfortunately, rather than marrying a Frenchman, I fell […]Read More →