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You Could Own A Piece Of The Eiffel Tower

Forget the standard Eiffel Tower key chain souvenir, you could take home an actual part of the Eiffel Tower instead! A section of the building’s famous staircase is about to be auctioned off – but if you want it, you better hurry, it is set to be auctioned today! The 25-step, 4-meter spiral staircase was […]

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How Dior Is Passing On The Secrets Of Haute Couture

In 2009 I packed up my life in Canada and traveled to Paris, France to get certified in Haute Couture Beadwork and Embroidery. One of the main reasons I went to Paris was so I could help keep the traditional techniques alive. With an ageing population, and a younger generation who are not as interested […]

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5 Ways To Add Some French Into Your Life This Summer

Even though I don’t live in Paris anymore, it doesn’t mean that I don’t try to incorporate some French into my everyday! I find myself living more of a Parisian style life especially in the summer months!  If you read my last blog post, you will know that I now live in the “The Paris […]

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Paris Vacation? My Tips On Where To Go And What To See! – Part 1

It may be hard to think of spring and summer vacations since it is only February, but I know how months can fly by. It is never too early to start planning your vacation! Whenever friends or family are going to Paris, they come to me for advice on where to go and what to […]

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The Making of the Fendi SS17 Window Display

One of my favorite things to do while I lived in Paris was to wander around the fashion district of the golden triangle looking at the window displays.  The magnificent dazzling eye candy could make any dull Paris day seem brighter.  From the clothes on display to the stories told by the windows, I could […]

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A Visit to Flower Maker Legeron

One of the best parts about living in France is getting to visit some of the most incredible craft atelier houses still creating handmade pieces for the world of fashion.  I have always wanted to visit Legeron and buy some flowers for my work, so I finally made time go into Paris and visit this […]

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A Weekend in Bordeaux

One of the best things about living in Europe are the many possibilities for weekend adventures.  This past weekend Thomas and I with his family set off for Bordeaux. I didn’t know much about this south west region of France other than it produces some of the most famous wines in the world.  Only a […]

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The Passages of Paris

One of my favorite things to do in Paris is to visit the hidden passages throughout the city.  Developed between the late 18th century and the mid-19th century, these covered pedestrian walkways haven’t changed much since their opening so many years ago.  Once you step inside these passages, you will be transported back in time […]

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Live Like a European in North America

After living abroad for almost 5 years, coming back to Canada is both a relief and a little frustrating.  I am suddenly aware of the consumerism attitude that North Americans are so well known for.  I feel like everyone drives a huge car, eats tons of food, and watches too much television.  I never realized […]

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Le Train Bleu

If you are looking for a unique French food experience in Paris, make a reservation at Le Train Blue.  Located in the train station at Gare de Lyon, this beautiful restaurant offers views of the station while you enjoy a fancy meal.  This beautiful, ornate restaurant opened in 1901 as part of the 1900 Exhibition […]

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