chateau life

One of my good friends I made while doing the TEFL course, Lucie, lives just outside Toulouse in a beautiful area called L’Isle-Jourdain. It’s a 45-minute train ride out of the city which makes for a nice weekend escape. Advertisements

tfc vs. psg

On Saturday Jan. 16, the Toulouse Football Club hosted Paris Saint Germain at the newly renovated Stadium Municipal. This match was going to be especially fun for a few reasons; TFC had previously been demolished by Paris (5-0), but they were coming off a morale-boosting win against Reims and there was a, albeit miniscule, chance…


I’ve come to learn that la ville rose has an overwhelming number of charming cafés and brasseries. While walking around town, you’re never too far from a terrace or cozy booth in which to enjoy an espresso. Recently, I visited three that were especially delightful.

michel sarran

This Friday, Daniel and I had the most epic gastronomic journey. Courtesy of Daniel’s brother, we enjoyed a surprise menu at the 2-star Michelin rated restaurant, Michel Sarran. Located just outside the city center, this small and intimate dining room is home to some of the most creative food being made in Toulouse, perhaps even…

bonne année!

If last NYE, you had told me I would be ringing in the next year at a house party in France with a cat named Weed, I would have said “ok yea!” And thanks to a friend of Daniel’s, that is exactly what we did. He lives close by so we took the bus and…