Meeting fashion blogger Chriselle Lim

Last night, I had the honor of meeting one of my all-time favorite fashion stylists, Chriselle Lim. After seeing her post on social media about an upcoming Paris meet-up, I quickly surveyed my blogger friends and RSVP’d. The next day, we received confirmation that we were among ~200 other fans who would get to meet her!Read More

Celebrating my 27th birthday in Paris


I moved to Paris shortly after my 26th birthday last year (which turned out to be a shame because all the discounts for half-price train tickets, etc. cut off post-25). Anyway, as I celebrated my last birthday in Seattle, I remember looking around the room and feeling so proud and happy to be surrounded by people I cared so much about. It was daunting to think of potentially celebrating my next birthday in a foreign city without any new friends. This really motivated me to invest a lot in building new relationships as soon as I moved to Paris. While it took a lot of effort (especially as an introvert), I’m so glad that by the time my 27th birthday came around last weekend, I had a really great group of people to celebrate with (both expat and French friends!)

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My favorite rooftop bars in Paris


Summer’s over, and so are those warm sunny evenings. Ever since I visited New York during college, I’ve been a huge fan of classy rooftop bars. My friends know I’m a very picky drinker, so I prefer to share a glass of something fancy while watching the sunset than go to a loud grungy dive bar. There aren’t too many rooftop bars in Paris, so I knocked 5 off my list this summer. Here are my favorite ones, in priority order.

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