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Silenced – And By A Picture No Less

11 Mar

Occasionally, I can be a little long-winded when attempting to describe an experience, a feeling or even when providing (what should be) a simple description.

Luckily for you, today I don’t have to be. (Cue sighs of relief).

Here are some photos that I took in Paris over the weekend. With these, I no longer require any words to describe just why I have fallen in love with this city…

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And finally, I leave you with a quote that has always helped me through my travels:

‎”If at some point you don’t ask yourself, ‘What have I gotten myself into?’ then you’re not doing it right.” — Roland Gau

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Paris Fashion Week: The Pros And Cons Of Moving To Paris

6 Mar

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Admit it, all of the buzz surrounding Paris Fashion Week has left you captivated, and you now harbour a burning desire to pack your belongings and move straight to the fashion capital of the world itself: Paris.

The clothes, the food, the architecture. You’re probably dismantling your ikea furniture as you read this post!

Well, hold your horses. Before booking your non-refundable ticket and purchasing a béret, there are a few things that you ought to know about the city of light. Having recently moved to Paris myself, who better than I to fill you in on some Pros and Cons?

Please consider the following list carefully:

Pro – Paris is well known for its stunning mix of modern and traditional architecture.

Con – Shockingly, the rumor that French men pee everywhere is absolutely true. On streets, in gardens… And on said architecture! Tut tut.

Pro – Paris is home to some of the world’s best restaurants, many of which boast Michelin Stars.

Con – Bizaarly, that doesn’t stop the Parisians from snacking on an array of peculiar foods, such as: Cuisses de grenouilles (frog’s legs), Langue de bœuf (ox tongue), Escargot (snails) and Foie gras de canard (duck liver).

* Note: If you do decide to move to Paris, pack your own snacks.

Pro – Children do not go to school on Wednesdays, therefore allowing their parents an extra day with them.

Con – Children do not go to school on Wednesdays, therefore leaving their parents stuck with them for an extra day.

Pro – Paris is the fashion capital of the world.

Con – Unfortunately, that doesn’t stop Parisians from selling these:

(Caution: Readers may find the following image disturbing)

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So, there you have it. You are now armed with ALL of the information you need to assist you in making an informed decision on moving to Paris.

Happy packing!

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