As a travel advisor and the founder of En Route to Rêverie, I have been to Paris in every month of the year. I often think Paris in August get a bad reputation because people still assume “everything is closed” but this isn’t exactly the case any more. The world has changed and therefore so […]

Paris in August Summer

Paris in August – What to Know


July 22, 2024

Paris Musee d'Orsay

After this week’s sale madness I feel like I need to take a big ol’ nap this weekend. And you know what? I may just end up doing that. New York this week has been take-two-cold-showers a day and walk-only-in-the-shade kinda hot which has been limiting my motivation for external social activities to be honest.  […]

The Weekly Edit


July 19, 2024

As the founder of En Route to Rêverie I have helped hundreds of people plan a trip to Paris via Rêverie in Paris. Paris is a huge city with so much to offer. World class works of arts, iconic monuments, beautiful parks and don’t even get me started on the food. I have so many favorite bites in […]

How Many Days do You need in Paris

How Many Days Do You Need in Paris?


July 18, 2024

Travel Outfit

With all the travel I do as the founder of En Route to Rêverie, I have really honed a packing list that helps me be as productive and efficient as possible while on the road. So many of my favorite travel gadgets and must-haves have come from Amazon so today as Prime Day continues I […]

Amazon Prime Day Travel Deals


July 17, 2024

Happy Prime Day to all who celebrate! I absolutely love being an Amazon Prime member and haven’t looked back once since I joined the program in 2018. I love the 2-day shipping guarantee and have come to rely on the service often. And I also love having Prime Video for the streaming capabilities linked to […]

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Amazon Prime Day Picks


July 16, 2024

Fall Capsule Collection with M.M.LaFleur

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale opened this morning for all shoppers and I’m breaking down the best things to buy from this year’s sale. I have one again scoured the many, many pages and narrowed down what I think are the best finds from what’s included in the sale. I also took into account inventory (I […]

Shop My Picks from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale + What I Ordered


July 15, 2024

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En Route to Rêverie is a boutique travel atelier founded by wit & whimsy's Meghan Donovan offering personalized travel planning in France and England based on what’s important to you when you travel.