Archives for November, 2007

Posted in photos, travel and places

Don’t miss today’s special one-day shopping event, Friday, November 30th.* Go to the Apple Online Store for a special one-day-only

Posted in events, games/software/tech, news, shopping

This year’s Christmas stamps and cards are not as cute as last year’s (here too) but there are some other

Posted in daily life, kids, products, shopping

From Reuters: “The French government is selling a 13th-century prison in Avignon to be turned into a luxury hotel as

Posted in Recommended Accommodations, travel and places

Sometimes it’s just cool to be different. In this case, French sculptor Etienne Meneau has designed a wine decanter that

Posted in art/culture/design, cultural differences, daily life, food and drinks, people, shopping

From AFP: “The Apple iPhone handset, incorporating mobile phone, multimedia access and music functions, was to go on sale in

Posted in daily life, games/software/tech, news, products, shopping

Quand l’Amerique tousse, c’est le monde entier qui s’enrhume means, “When America coughs, the whole world gets sick,” which perfectly

Posted in daily life, news, outside of France, politics

From the Guardian: “It is one of Paris’s most celebrated monuments, a neoclassical masterpiece that has cast its shadow across

Posted in cultural differences, funny, news, paris

From Bornrich: On November 27 , the ‘Futuro’, a white plastic house resembling a flying saucer, will be auctioned in

Posted in paris, shopping, weird

Fun game. You’ll be prompted to find and click on countries, world capitals, cities, famous landmarks – and it’ll tell

Posted in games/software/tech, travel and places, websites

Every year about this time Pierre Hermé comes out with his very own limited edition designer Bûche de Noël, the

Posted in art/culture/design, cultural differences, food and drinks, paris, products, shopping, weird

Paris-based developers (2or3things) has just launched a new service (in beta version) called Bloggino. It’s basically the equivalent of the

Posted in daily life, games/software/tech, websites

Posted in nature, photos, travel and places

This clip was left out of the original movie (Sicko) because it was said to be unbelievable and people wouldn’t

Posted in daily life, health, tv and movies, weird

From FT: Internet users in France who download music and films without paying for them could find their web access

Posted in daily life, games/software/tech, news

Happy Thanksgiving! Remember to wear loose clothes.

Posted in events, food and drinks, outside of France

From MacNN: Unofficial reports have indicated what French iPhone customers can expect from the wireless plans that Orange will be

Posted in daily life, games/software/tech, news, shopping

From the Associated Press: Some 10,000 people, mainly tobacco sellers, marched through Paris on Wednesday to protest a smoking ban

Posted in daily life, news

Although the authorities in France aren’t fans of fakes, there’s a fine line between the real deal and the contrefaçons,

Posted in fashion, shopping

I kind of like those shoes. But French authorities don’t! Un faux pas qui vous coûtera cher. En France la

Posted in advertising & marketing, cultural differences, fashion, news, shopping

Coming to France and need to know the best places to party? Here’s a website to find the perfect place

Posted in art/culture/design, music, news

From The Telegraph In a bustling brasserie near the Gare de l’Est, Serge Bonnaud, a train driver for 27 years,

Posted in daily life, politics

From IHT: Every souvenir shop in Paris sells miniature Eiffel Towers, but one lucky bidder will soon be able to

Posted in art/culture/design, events, news, paris, shopping

After we left Montélimar, I snapped some quick photos while we drove by this humungous nuclear power station. There were

Posted in daily life, travel and places

From The Sun: WELCOME to the world’s most exclusive hotel – a one-room designer PREFAB boasting a spectacular view of

Posted in art/culture/design, paris, Recommended Accommodations, tv and movies

Latest TV spot from Orangina. It’s naturally juicy! Watch it on YouTube.

Posted in advertising & marketing, weird

Somewhere in Anjou, France (southwest of Paris), the exact location not being divulged for obvious reasons, people walking along a

Posted in news, weird

It’s been a while since Florent Pagny has released anything new but his label just announced that on November 19,

Posted in music, shopping

One of my favorite food blogs from L.A. (Freda and Joan) visited Paris and blogged about their excellent foodie adventures.

Posted in food and drinks, paris, travel and places, websites

Funny Metro spot from the 70s (looks like from the 70s, anyway) – probably not being sung today… Link to

Posted in advertising & marketing, daily life, funny, tv and movies