You need the normal to appreciate the extraordinary. The extraordinary to appreciate the normal. Travel takes you out of your routine. Out of your zone. Puts you in learning situations. Puts life in your face.
I don't. Speak French that is, but I'm thinking I might be a closet Francophile. I've spent a bit of time there and between the magic of Paris, amazing patisseries, the gorgeous wine and the history, its certainly not a hard sell to love France. But that's not the bit I'm currently obsessed with. I [...]