Tag: Paris

The crème de la crème of a Parisian weekend

The crème de la crème of a Parisian weekend

| February 15, 2013 | Reply

In the midst of my university years and with my student lifestyle having taken its toll on my long-suffering bank account I should have been working hard to save up the money I so desperately needed for the next year. Instead, I found myself donning my shades and heading off to the most romantic city [...]

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How to Live Like a Local in Paris

How to Live Like a Local in Paris

| January 27, 2013 | Reply

When you think of Paris, romantic images of the Eiffel Tower, Champs-Élysées, Arc de Triomphe, cafés and designer shops may spring to mind. But Paris is more than just the city of love; it is the city of light, the world capital of fashion, architecture and gastronomy and with over 2.5 million residents, there is [...]

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A Nosebleed Tour of Paris

A Nosebleed Tour of Paris

| July 4, 2012 | 1 Reply

‘Put your head back!’ ‘Non non, mettez votre tete vers l’avant!’ The Frenchman and the elderly English lady, the ears on her Goofy hat flapping wildly, both grabbed my head to wrench it in their recommended direction. Another fat droplet of blood plunged from my nose. Scores of faces turned to us in delighted anticipation [...]

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Photos: Parisian Chic

Photos: Parisian Chic

| May 10, 2012 | 1 Reply

With the lure of a weekend escape to Paris on the horizon, I couldn’t have been happier. To me, even the Eurostar shimmered with a luster far beyond the reality of its forlornly fraying seats. Nothing mattered, though, because I was on my way to the artistic Promised Land.  A city so chic, that even [...]

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