Archives for February, 2009

Rental Bikes in Dijon

Posted in Bourgogne/Burgundy, cars/bikes/etc, daily life, kids, photos, tips, travel and places, travel tip

From viewonfashion: “The Louis Vuitton ad campaign for the Stephen Sprouse collection is really amazing, and it´s a great branding

Posted in advertising & marketing, art/culture/design, news, outside of France, people, photos

From stereogum: “Turns out there’s still hope of getting paychecks in indie rock, just be cool with getting low-balled by

Posted in articles, funny, music, news, people

From the telegraph: “Anybody entering the word “Eu” in a search engine is likely to get a number of results,

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

It’s been reported that Pierre Bergé, the long-time companion and business partner to the late Yves Saint-Laurent, began putting up

Posted in art/culture/design, celebs, news, people, politics, religion

From appletell: “Apple is extending its European reach by confirming the opening of two retail stores in France. One of

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

What’s more perfect than a pain aux raisins dunked into a steamy bowl of café au lait for breakfast in

Posted in cultural differences, daily life, food and drinks, pastries, photos, tips

I wonder if Jeff Koons, the artist whose sculptures are displayed at the Château de Versailles (until Dec 14), is

Posted in art/culture/design, articles, events, news, photos, tips, travel and places, travel tip

From timesonline: “With gloom all around, President Sarkozy’s Government might have chosen another moment for its latest campaign. This one

Posted in daily life, news, weird, wine

Can you tell? There’s not a whole lot of excitement goin’ on chez nous these days. Anyway, the little guy

Posted in Bourgogne/Burgundy, daily life, nature, photos

If you’ve spent some time in Burgundy, you will know that most of the regional cuisine is extremement copieux –

Posted in Bourgogne/Burgundy, daily life, food and drinks, restaurants, tips, travel and places, travel tip

You thought I might be speaking of Monsieur le président himself with a title like that, n’est-ce pas? Not that

Posted in people, weird

It probably helped immensely that my sweetie put out a bunch of walnuts from our last walnut harvest. I don’t

Posted in Bourgogne/Burgundy, daily life, photos

Found this Eiffel Tower Dome Pendant Charm Cluster Brass Necklace Kit at one of my fave places to waste time,

Posted in art/culture/design, paris, people, shopping, websites

From the latimes: “Over the centuries, the French have cultivated the fine art of rebellion. The list of targets encompasses

Posted in advertising & marketing, cultural differences, daily life, news, paris, signs

Santa Monica California-based artist, Eva/Effunia, makes the most adorable custom-made mushroom plushies ever. This one is called Le Champignon Jean-Michel,

Posted in outside of France, people, products, shopping

From reuters: ” A hapless thief drilled his way into a French bank at the weekend, but missed the safe

Posted in funny, news, weird