Archives for January, 2008

Cheap cheap fish! Here’s an ad (from one of the hypermarches in France) for the fish called Pangas (also known

Posted in daily life, environment, food and drinks, health, news, products, shopping, weird

Here’s the ad that’s gotten Sarkozy’s undies all tied up in knots. The bubble above Carla Bruni’s head says, “With

Posted in advertising & marketing, celebs, funny, news, politics

From Gadling: “It’s the only airport where you can go straight from the plane to the ski slopes within, oh

Posted in travel and places

Posted in food and drinks, photos

Watch the music video

Posted in celebs, music, people, tv and movies

From Fondation Cartier: “The Fondation Cartier is hosting a major solo exhibition of the visual work of American artist and

Posted in art/culture/design, celebs, paris, people

From B&B Toronto: “Oh the treasures you will find at the fabulous Etsy site! Ndeur, a Parisian-born graphic artist based

Posted in travel and places

Oftentimes people will refer to their region’s department by a number, which totally perplexes me since I just have no

Posted in games/software/tech, kids, websites

Collectors of vintage toys and toy cars will feel at home at the Galerie du Jouet Anciens in the heart

Posted in paris, shopping, stories, travel and places, weird

From UPI: “PELLEVOISIN, France, Jan. 20 (UPI) — Residents of a French village may turn down a $2 million bequest

Posted in articles, cultural differences, funny, news, weird

From ENN: It’s widely known that lead poisoning poses a threat to public health. The metal’s negative effect on the

Posted in articles, daily life, fashion, health, news, products, shopping

This southern version of the Arch of Triumph in Marseille is called Porte d’Aix. It was the way to connect

Posted in history, photos, travel and places

According to paris addict, the very first Apple Store will be opening in the gallery of the carousel of the

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

From Reuters: “Americans may eat it if they want, but the agriculture minister of France said on Thursday that if

Posted in cultural differences, daily life, food and drinks, health, nature, news, people, politics

From Reuters: “French film maker Luc Besson is to make a full length movie inspired by French photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand‘s

Posted in celebs, environment, nature, news, people, tv and movies

You can never take in too many beautiful, moated castles in your life, I’ve always said – and I’m not

Posted in Bourgogne/Burgundy, history, travel and places

From Businessweek: “During frenzied invitation-only clothing sales called ventes privées, chic Parisians strip down to their underwear to try on

Posted in daily life, fashion, news, paris

An insanely ginormous THANK YOU to Martin, who heroically saved this blog from hell (aka a wacky evil bug in

Posted in games/software/tech, people

Why Travel to France is having weird technical problems, which should be fixed shortly. Regular posting should resume in the

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