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Today's Inspiration: NYC Streets

There’s a word in French, flaneur, which literally means “stroller” or “wanderer,” something like a connoisseur of the street or an urban explorer. I like to think that, during the time I spent in Paris, I was a flaneur. 189 more words

Summer

The French Burqa Ban-- So much for Liberté & Égalité!

Rainer Ebert*

Adelmannsfelden, July 28, 2014 (Alochonaa): In 2011, a French law came into effect which makes it illegal to cover one’s face in public. Even though lawyers for the French government emphasize that the law also applies to non-religious face-veiling garments, such as balaclavas and hoods, it is clear that its principal target is Muslim clothing, particularly the burqa and the niqab. 1,160 more words

Identity

Potential Paris Wedding Venues

Paris is SUCH a BEAUTIFUL, ROMANTIC city…. how could you ever choose just 1 place to be married at? Here is Rob’s and my TOP 3 Paris Wedding Venue picks! 315 more words

The Day I Fell in Love.

I’m in love. The kind of love that makes your heart soar and palms get sweaty and you dream about it and you wake up and you just can’t imagine anything better than what you have. 1,221 more words

French character

On the ride into Chauvigny we found, perched on top of a hill, a beautiful medieval castle that just cried out to be explored. Flanked by a stunning river and beautiful, green park lands the castle had been slightly restored and now hosts a ‘birds of prey’ show each day in the afternoon. 378 more words

Bicycle Touring

Bon Anniversaire

For my birthday I was blessed to spend it yet again internationally. This year I had the joy of spending five days in Paris. It was my first time there and I loved it…the beautiful sculptures and detailed designs of their structures and buildings, the plethora of cafes and food, the ease of the metro. 20 more words

City Sights

The Eiffel Tower Sparkles

A few weeks ago I was in the city of lights, and I wanted to share with you my little dream of a night with the Eiffel tower. 193 more words

Travel