By Caroline Campion, Devil and Egg
A few years ago, I was sitting at my desk at the woman’s magazine where I worked as an editor and instead of fiddling with copy for an article on yoga pants, or coming up with story ideas about the mysteries of the male mindset, I was trolling the internet for cheap flights to Paris.
This wasn’t just the usual office place procrastination—I was on a mission. My mother had recently gone through a bit of a rough spell and I was trying to figure out a way to restore her happiness. It was at work when I had a sudden moment of inspiration: “What better way to revive the soul of someone you love then to take them to Paris?” That magical place where morning baguettes, aimless walks, afternoon cafés, and the Seine at sunset that can heal almost anything that ails you.
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