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You probably know all about the term ‘cultural shock’ but, ever heard of Paris shock? It’s kind of like a cultural shock only this time it’s referring more to that feeling you get when you land in Paris and realise well, there are no pretty girls in floral dresses with cute baskets filled with baguettes running around the city neither are there super romantic couples walking around holding hands and reciting poetry to each other. 541 more words


weekly photo challenge: symmetry

location: louvre museum, paris, france

i stood awestruck at the sight of venus de milo when i visited the louvre in paris a couple of years ago. 183 more words


Luxury at the Louvre

Time is my luxury; time to visit the Louvre Museum again and again.  I can make the most of the free entry on the first Sunday… 482 more words

Life In Paris

Throwback Thursday - From PARIS with Love

Right now,while at least few of us are in the romantic mood due to Valentine’s day, I’ve decided to do something related. I’ve never been excited for this day, cause I’ve never really celebrated it but, this time I got a little nostalgic. 182 more words


'Lost' Leonardo da Vinci painting - the portrait of Isabella d’Este - seized by Italy

Telegraph: A long-lost painting attributed to Leonardo da Vinci was confiscated from a bank vault in Switzerland after Italian police said it had been exported illegally and was in danger of being sold for up to £90 million. 33 more words


Oui Oui We in Paris

Another weekend, another country. This week’s feature was the fashion capital of the world, Paris. Even though my mother was freaking out the entire time that it was more dangerous to be in Paris than in Israel, I still had an amazing time and reassured her that I would not be going to the Jewish Quarter (unfortunately). 1,346 more words


weekly photo challenge: scale

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one of my favorite paintings of all time is the mona lisa by leonardo da vinci (1452-1519). there was a time when i thought she even looked like my crush in college with her long dark hair parted in the middle. 189 more words