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Springtime in Paris (again)

It’s been five years almost to the day since we were last in Paris in early April, expecting spring weather. Although this time around we didn’t experience the bitter cold of those days, it was still cool but the sun did shine and we didn’t need all of our winter woollies when out and about. 690 more words

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Making an entrance

Greetings readers from the warm embrace of the Granny Flat, where hot chocolate powder and thermal socks have been solidly dominating proceedings. Thankfully the snow has abated, though the rain ahead is hardly a welcome replacement. 731 more words


Day 11: Paris syndrome

About a year ago, just a few days before visiting Prague, I learned about this condition called “Paris syndrome”:

Paris syndrome (French: Syndrome de Paris, Japanese: …

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Alternative Service Provision: Tile Advertisements on the Paris Métro

There’s no The Beauty of Transport article this week; normal service resumes next Wednesday. In the meantime, though, how about an alternative read? This week, American art tile historian… 88 more words

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Hotel Alexandrine Opera, Paris

Paris, a lovely destination, yet if you have been there you would know that prices are leaning on the expensive side. As we were staying there for a good five days, we thought to find a decent place where we can rest our tired selves upon at the end of each day. 460 more words