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La Défense et l'Opéra

SATURDAY (3/29) – We took the metro to the end of line A to la Défense. La Défense is the Paris business district.  It is completely different than old Paris.   210 more words


The Crumbling Cube

Surprise, surprise: an iconic example of contemporary architecture is falling apart, after only 25 years.

I have never had the misfortune of visiting the bleak, “Logan’s Run” Parisian district known as La Defense, but I have winced many times at seeing images of it onscreen or in print.   652 more words


Aux Champs Elysées

“Au soleil, sous la pluie, à midi ou à minuit, il y a tout ce que vous voulez aux Champs Elysées”

Just some of the lyrics from the famous song about the Champs Elysèe that played on repeat while A and I were on our bus tour this morning. 351 more words

Everyday Bliss

Quoi faire...

Quitter Paris, c’est vraiment la merde. Quitter Paris quand on a trouvé des amis sur lesquels on peut toujours compter, quitter Paris quand on a senti l’amour pour la première fois, quitter Paris quand on a trouvé le vrai bonheur, ça c’est pire que tout. 174 more words


Affordable fashion: Paris

Affordable fashion has arrived in Paris – FINALLY.

Well, there have been a few places around like H&M but I am so happy to finally be able to say that the first Forever 21 and Primark opened in Paris this Summer and they rock. 396 more words

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