Archives for September, 2010

Seen on the TGV. Why not J’♥ Frites? Because English is so much cooler in France. Soon, we’ll all be

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Shouldn’t you go to the little shops BEFORE you buy all your groceries? Nevermind, these “lockers” for shopping carts are

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A quick note to let you know that I’m on Twitter, especially for the people reading RSS feeds. Please look

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Fashion designer, Issey Miyake, has created the fourth annual limited edition designer bottle for Evian. The bright, simple flower aims

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Tasty appetizer from a hidden place in Burgundy. (I’ll try to write about it later.)

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Because pastries rule in France.

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Just a quick note about the Airbus 380. We flew it to New York during the summer and I have

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French people over the age of 45 or so, who’ve tried to study English, will all be able to say

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Could banks make it even easier to loath them? Not only do they rip you off with their fees for

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Going back to Rue Mouffetard after a long while, reminded me of one of the very first times I was

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Legay Choc has named itself France’s first gay boulangerie (bakery). The business is best known for its baguettes, brioches, meringues

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Grab a yummy pizza at the Pink Flamingo in Le Marais and if there’s no more seating inside, have a

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Several funky, modern, manga-inspired sculptures by notable Japanese artist Takashi Murakami (also responsible for these Louis Vuitton designs) are now

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I grabbed this camembert in the market the other day to try and found that it was pretty tasty, so

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Although the government is about to reduce the subvention amount for environmentally smart home energy, it began offering a different

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Chef Bernard Loiseau, known for his world class fine cuisine, is no longer with us but his Three Michelin starred

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