Marche Republicaine Paris – Je suis Charlie

On Sunday, hundreds of thousands of people joined together at Place de la Republique in Paris to honour the lives who were taken in the attacks last week, and to march for unity. Officials say it is the largest march in French History and more people attended than when France was liberated from the Nazi’s in […]

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5 Things to do in Paris for Christmas

Galeries Lafayette An upscale shopping centre on boulevard Haussmann, in which every year, they put on wonderful Christmas display. The most popular being their Christmas tree. This year they have put up an upside down Christmas tree under the 100 year old dome. They also have themed window displays on the outside of the building, which become […]

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La Maison Rose – Montmatre, Paris

Hidden down the quaint cobblestoned streets of Montmatre, lies La Maison Rose. A perfect spot to sit, have a coffee and people watch before or after visiting the Basilica Sacre Coeur. Believe it or not, Picasso used to frequent this “pink house”. It was owned by Germaine Gargallo (also known as Germaine Pichot) for around 40 […]

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Paris, Mon Amour

I don’t know if its just me, but when I travel somewhere, I want to make the most of my time there and see as much as I can in the short period of time. But sometimes that travel book you spend €15 on can take up your time flicking through trying to find that […]

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Beau Septembre à Paris

I feel lucky being able to say it has been a wonderful sunny September in Paris. It is unusual – the amount of sunshine and warmth we have received. I can say I have most definitely made the most of it. I think anyone would agree with me that being in Paris in the sun will make […]

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A Sweet Celebration

With just a week until my departure, It was time to have a celebratory leaving lunch with my closest friends. A new camera in hand, I couldn’t not photograph the delicious sweets that we provided. The idea was to ‘transport’ us all to Paris. Whilst listening to french music, we devoured the wonderful french pastries, […]

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T Minus 17 Days

I don’t know if it’s just me, but I feel like time has been flying by lately. After a stressful past few months, I can finally say I have everything organised for when I move to Paris. I can now relax and actually start looking forward to all the exciting opportunities coming my way. However, […]

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Travel Planning

As my departure is coming closer each week, I am dreaming of picturesque places to visit during August. Flicking through the pages of my Lonely Planet travel guide for France, I am falling in love with so many places I didn’t even know exist. Despite the fact I am going to be on a tight […]

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California, Here I come

Today I booked my flight to Los Angeles. It’s hard to believe that in less than two months, i’ll be spending half of summer in Los Angeles, and the second half back in Europe! I’m trying to decide what to do for the month of August. I’ll be flying back to Paris around the 3rd, […]

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