About Diane

Hi! I'm Diane, a French expatriate living near Washington, D.C. I love to travel around the USA and the world, and my blog DMAdventures.com is where I share the pictures of my travels.

A quick stop in Paris, near the Louvre

I traveled to Paris – and through Paris to New Caledonia, but this is a story for another time. I spent three days in Paris before catching a flight out of the country.
I stayed in the Louvre area. I had […]

By |February 1st, 2016|France|0 Comments

Epiphany and the French Galette des Rois

Yesterday,¬†people in France were¬†celebrating by eating the Galette des Rois. The galette is a puff pastry pie filled with frangipane, which itself if a pastry cream made with ground almonds, cream and eggs. The celebration became over time secular to […]

By |January 7th, 2016|Food, France|0 Comments

A week in Milan (Road trip to Italy, part 3)

One of the highlights of my stay in Milan was attending a ballet performance at La Scala. Traveling by myself, I was able to score for a very good price a last-minute ticket to the amazing Ballet Gala des Etoiles […]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Italy|0 Comments