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Paris will be Paris

Paris will be Paris

A Wedding in Paris

March 5, 2017 by Nhan

I originally never planned for any of this to happen. Truth be told, I had decided to move to Paris to ACTUALLY BE SINGLE. I had needed (another) change in… Read more…

Galettes de Sarrasin – Easy Savoury Buckwheat Crêpe recipe

February 6, 2017 by Nhan

One of my favourite lazy Sunday activities is spending more time cooking than we can during the busy week. This Savoury Buckwheat Crêpe Recipe is one of them, and also… Read more…

Categories: Food and drink, Recipes

Three (adventurous) Drinks You Have to Try in Paris

September 19, 2016 by Nhan

Tried every clichéd Parisian experience in the book already? Sick and tired of ordering chocolat chauds and café crèmes and un verre de vin rouge? But at the same time don’t want to be the… Read more…

The Best View of Paris

July 11, 2016 by Nhan

I’m in my fifth year of being in Paris and I can’t believe it’s only now that I have finally gotten around to visiting the Tour de Saint Jacques. This… Read more…

Categories: Things to do

Paris RATP Metro Pranks Commuters on April Fool’s Day..!

April 1, 2016 by Nhan

 The French RATP group of the Paris Metro System got in on April Fool’s Day (known as “Poisson d’avril” in France) with metro name change pranks that caught commuters by surprise. About 13 metro… Read more…

2016 Parisian Sales

January 5, 2016 by Nhan

THE WINTER SALES ie “les soldes” will officially begin at 8am, Wednesday 6th January. So brace yourself for exactly 6 weeks of markdowns and price slashes throughout the month and… Read more…

Categories: Practical information

Four weeks on from the Paris Attacks

January 2, 2016 by Nhan

I wrote this a little while ago, well exactly four weeks after the Paris Attacks – however it’s only just now that I’ve decided to share this fairly personal post… Read more…

Categories: Parisian thoughts

Salon du Chocolat 2015 Highlights

November 1, 2015 by Nhan

We just got back from the Salon du Chocolat 2015, held in Paris this week and I’ve been feeling like the German exchange student from the Simpsons “don’t make me run, I’m full… Read more…

Everything you need to know about the Louvre

August 10, 2015 by Nhan

  The largest and most visited museum in the world, the Louvre, is a Parisian icon not to be missed. On this very day, the 10th of August in 1793, the… Read more…

Breakfast at Le Train Bleu

July 20, 2015 by Nhan

Every week, there’s a new, modern, minimalist, quirky, hipster or vintage café popping up in Paris. You can’t keep up with them!   Over the last three years I’ve been here,… Read more…