5 Things That Have Disappointed Me About Paris

Paris is definitely one of my favourite places in the world, but it is far from perfect. From the constant striking to expensive food, read about what has disappointed me most about living in the capital.

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Parisian Day Trip: Rueil-Malmaison

The word banlieue, or suburb, for many Parisians often has a dichotomy of connotations. On the one hand places like Neuilly, Le Vésinet or Saint-Germain-en-Laye house politicians, private schools and some of France’s wealthiest residents. Whereas Clichy-sous-bois and Seine-Saint-Denis are known for housing projects (HLM), poverty and the 2005 French Riots. 80% of Parisians actually live outside […]

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Sacré Bleu! My Parisian Dining Experience with French Locals.

Paris is a wonderful city, and one that I am lucky enough to call my home. But even with my (almost) fluency in French, I can appreciate how hard it can be to completely immerse yourself and connect with local Parisians. Fortunately for me, I got the opportunity to dine with two different local Parisian families! […]

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5 Things I Loved about Budapest

After deciding to flee Paris for a few days with my chéri, the location that seemed to appeal to both us and our bank balances was the Hungarian capital, Budapest. Often dubbed as the “Paris of the East,” we figured we would slip into the local life with ease. Although we only spent 5 days […]

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