Leah Walker

453 Added | 12 Magazines | 2 Likes | 28 Following | 48 Followers | @LeahTravels | I seek out the best travel experiences that money can buy, but also those things that require little, if any, money. As an American living in Paris, I'm a cliché. I write, take pictures, and occasionally appear on CNN.

Former Paris stock exchange to be reborn as major new art museum

François Pinault, the billionaire luxury brand owner, will convert the 19th century Bourse de commerce into art museum with architect Tadao Ando<p>It is the latest chapter in the art-world rivalry of two of France’s richest businessmen: a saga of momentous contemporary art collections and a quest by …

Museums

What to Eat in Cincinnati Ohio – Two Iconic Cincinnati Food Favorites

<i>We visited Cincinnati Ohio specifically to eat our favorite Cincinnati food favorites, Graeter’s Ice Cream and Skyline Chili, at the source. But what</i> …

Restaurants

Where to Visit in Ohio: Cleveland vs Cincinnati - Without A Path

Disclosure: This post contains sponsored links from Trip.com.<p>Cleveland and Cincinnati. They’re both in Ohio, but which one is on the lake? One of …

Travel

Showdown: Memphis or Nashville? Which Tennessee City is For You?

So, you're headed through Tennessee and you're trying to decide between Memphis or Nashville? Is it to be Music City or the home of soul? Let me help!

Music

Showdown: Austin or Portland or Seattle: Which Hipster Heaven is For You?

Which of the US hipster heavens is for you? Austin or Portland or Seattle? I compare the three to help you make the right choice.

Portland, OR

How to Enjoy Prague Like a Local

<i>Falling in love with Prague at the famous John Lennon wall</i><p>Prague is one of my favourite cities to visit in Europe. I love it not for all of the …

Most Instagrammable Places in Budapest

Flip<p>Tweet164<p>Pin26<p>Share46<p>Stumble1<p>Share2<p>WhatsApp<p>+14<p>Shares 243<p><b>A city of wide and beautiful boulevards, monumental buildings, rich architecture, narrow</b> …

Europe

6 Spots You Have to Visit When Traveling to Detroit

Is Detroit worth visiting? With the financial difficulties that has been the city’s headline for so many years, it is a question worth thinking about …

Use Flagstaff as your base for exploring Northern Arizona

There are a lot of interesting cities and towns along Historic Route 66 in Northern Arizona. Flagstaff, located almost dead-center east to west is …

North America

5 reasons I keep returning to Melbourne

Next month I’m heading back to Melbourne for a quick trip. Little-known fact: when I moved back to Australia from Germany, I seriously considered …

Driving Ireland's Dingle Peninsula

Everyone who’s even considered a trip to Ireland has heard of the Ring of Kerry. It’s probably one of the most famous, if not the most famous, drives …

Discovering A Wealth of Rich History and Culture in Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany is the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany. It is often called the greenest city in Europe, This gorgeous metropolitan city, …

Germany

Road trip checklist must haves for a successful trip

Road trip checklist<p>Road trip time… summer is just around the corner, the kids will be out of school soon and it is the time we all start planning out …

Carmel by the Sea: A perfect pet friendly destination

Carmel-by-the-sea is a quaint little coastal town in the Monterey Peninsula next to the Pacific Ocean and is known for its European vibes, …

Bom Jesus do Monte, Braga, Portugal - i Share

Bom Jesus do Monte is a wonderful pilgrimage site near Braga. Though not listed under UNESCO World Heritage site we included it in our itinerary of …

Panama Hiking Overview: Trail Talk, Favorites & More

<b>Panama tends to be an overlooked travel destination in Central America but I found it to be a great destination for hiking enthusiasts. Here’s my</b> …

Best Things To Do In Guanajuato City, Mexico

Although we have traveled extensively through Mexico over the past few years and have visited most of the major cities in this massive country, …

Europe

Why Long Term Travel Is Not For Me

There’s a large presence these days on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and all those other social media platforms of these beautiful boho millennials …

Get Inspired with this Photo Journey to Leh - Ladakh and be ready to get Leh'd

A trip to Leh Ladakh is there on every travelers bucket list, but not everyone is keen enough to take a road trip to <b>Leh Ladakh – The Land of Passes</b>. …

5 Favorite Tropical Places to Beat the Summer Heat

Until the past two weeks, I didn’t understand how truly unbearable Paris is in the summer heat. With unseasonably warm temperatures terrorizing the …

5 Secrets to Finding Great Seafood in Lisbon

Your tickets are booked and you’re off to explore the Portuguese capital of Lisbon – you’re in for a treat! This is one of my favorite cities in …

Making Sense of Venice with all the Tourists

Making Sense of Venice with all the Tourists: Getting off the beaten track in Venice<p>Some people think Venice has a tourism problem– as in, too many …

Culinary Culture in Japan's Mie Prefecture

Two full days, three short nights, and over thirty hours of travel time. On paper, my February trip from Paris to the Mie Prefecture in Japan made …

Japan

6 Places to Visit in Provence

French writer, Yvan Audouard, once quipped, “In Provence, the sun rises twice a day–once in the morning and once after nap time.” Indeed, the pace in …

France

6 Small Towns that should be on Your European Itinerary

European capitals are among my favorite cities in the world. Paris, Vienna, Prague, Rome, Budapest, and Dublin offer travelers big bang for their …

Europe

Drink Up: A Beginner’s Guide to Loire Valley Wines

There’s not much that I adore more than wine, especially French wine. While living in Paris, I’ve not only broadened my palate, but also my knowledge …

Wine

Five Great Getaways within Three Hours of Paris

One of the many fabulous things about Paris is its central location, multiple airports, excellent connections, and exceptional train system. Compared …

Europe

Making French Macarons in Paris

Thanks to Kensington Tours and my most recent trip to Paris, I learned how to make French macarons in Paris. Now I know why one little Ladurée …

Dessert

French Lesson: A Study of Wine & Cheese in Paris

I love cheese. I also love wine. I particularly love cheese <i>with</i> wine. Preferably in France…with a baguette…sitting at a café…inhaling second-hand …