Way before I started coming to Paris, my friend N. used to email me reasons why I should visit.
He’d moved to Paris to ‘find the excitement in life again’ and had gotten quite sentimental about it.
Once he said, “We’ll watch the sunset over the Seine from Pont … Continue Reading...
The Panthéon in Paris is the burial place for great Frenchmen (and women).
This beautiful architectural monument overlooks all of Paris.
It’s almost as if these notable citizens look out over the city.
The last person to be interred here (re-interred, really) was Alexandre Dumas in 2002, 132 years after … Continue Reading...
I skipped the Eiffel Tower during my short trip to Paris last year, a decision I came to regret.
When I got home, friends would repeatedly ask whether I made it to the Eiffel Tower, I would lower my eyes and mumble a disappointing “no”
I promised myself I’d go … Continue Reading...
Last Saturday, I had a little glimpse into the expat life in Paris.
I attended a meet-up organized by marvellous cookbook author, blogger and writer of humorous tweets; David Lebovitz.
It was held at La Cocotte, a wonderful little culinary bookstore.
It stocks thousands of books stacked … Continue Reading...