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Stags and Hens

The first time I saw a young man dressed up in a rabbit suit surrounded by peers in broad daylight in Montmartre, I didn’t know what was going on. 322 more words


Splendour & Misery, Pictures of Prostitution, 1850-1910 at Musee d'orsay Paris.

This is an overview of the exhibition I saw in Paris last week – ‘Splendour & Misery, Pictures of Prostitution’, 1850-1910 at Musee d’Orsay.

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A emporter

It is true that doggie bags are not part of French culture. That said, takeout is common. Many people buy baguette sandwiches, Chinese food by the kilogram, and Greek gyros to go. 66 more words


Rosa Bonheur sur Seine

I recently discovered what I think is going to be my new favourite café/bar in Paris. Rosa Bonheur in the Parc des Buttes Chaumont is already a firm fixture both during the day for well priced, simple food and at night as a bar and ‘guingette’. 160 more words

The Left Bank

Hermes pop up exhibition

Flaner is a French verb that is difficult to translate, perhaps because it’s a typically French pastime. It means to wander, to walk with no particular destination in mind, to sit on a café terrace and watch the world go by… It’s something that Parisians excel at, and Paris is the perfect place to practice it. 166 more words

The Left Bank


Nature is often hidden. It is like the age-old question, Where are all the baby pigeons?

That is why I was delighted by this little egg near a parking lot in the middle of the city.


Sparkling water drinking fountains in Paris

Recently I discovered that not only are there 1200 drinking water fountains across Paris, but that they are not only beautiful, like the Wallace fountains… 297 more words

The Right Bank