Leaving Italy For Paris

by Erica Berman
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Erica Berman

Erica Berman grew up in Lexington, Mass. After graduating from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Journalism and an intensive summer at Middlebury College (Vermont), Erica went to Paris with hopes of submerging herself in French culture and perfecting her French -- and she stayed 20 years. Erica is the founder of the HiP Paris Blog and Haven In her former company. She now splits her time between Paris (Montmartre) and Maine (Midcoast). She recently started a non-profit growing organic produce for the food insecure in Maine called Veggies to Table. In her all-too-rare free time, Erica likes to travel off the beaten track, explore Paris and Maine, read, take photos, cook, kayak, hike and enjoy long Sunday brunches with her friends. View Erica Berman's Website

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10 comments on “Leaving Italy For Paris

Beautiful post, Erica. Love your sense of humor. I will be traveling to Italy this September. Cannot wait. xo Zuma

Erica; I honestly think I’d prefer to do it the other way round. I simply LOVE Italia, the tiny, strong, wonderful caffè, the sea…. the pesto…. il vino, i gente!
wonderful post – so holiday-y… mille grazie!

Thank you for sharing with your thoughts. Italy is beautiful, but Paris is timeless. I lived there.. miss me so badly the city of love 🙁

Hi all. Thanks for your comments and compliments. Genova is fabulous and so worth visiting, as is the Ligurian region of Italy. A presto. -Erica

Smuggling pesto! Love this and the photos. Love your blog. Thanks so much!

Just found your blog and web site!!! Love it all! Thanks for sharing.

what stunning photos…love love love… xv

Nice post. I could do with a trip to Italy.

Winging my way to Italy soon can smell the coffee!
Carla x

Gorgeous photos! I’ve never been to Genova but you’re definitely making me want to go.

All the best


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