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Expatriée, gourmande, passionnée par l'art et son histoire, voyageuse a temps partiel, curieuse a temps plein. (en français et en anglais)

August

August

Another month in pretty Paris has ended and I am ready to welcome September! August was nice and summery and I really enjoyed wandering and discovering the city even more, before the end of my holidays. So here are a few glimpses of our... Lire la suite ›

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C'est bon! Le Pavillon des Canaux

C'est bon! Le Pavillon des Canaux

Le Pavillon des Canaux is a restaurant situated on the Bassin de la Villette (= along a canal). It also happens to be a whole house, with different rooms such as the bathroom. Which means you can eat in the bathtub if you feel like it. We... Lire la suite ›

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Latest Obsessions

Latest Obsessions

Series: Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Miss Fisher is a lady detective living in Melbourne in the 1920s. That’s pretty much all I need to say, right? Miss Fisher is an independent, clever woman who doesn’t let men get in her way and... Lire la suite ›

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Pretty Paris : Hôtel de Sully

Pretty Paris : Hôtel de Sully

The Hotel de Sully is one of those well-kept Parisian secret. You wouldn’t really know it’s there, until you go into the first courtyard. Then, once you go through to the second courtyard, you discover a lovely little garden, framed by... Lire la suite ›

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C'est bon! La Caféothèque

C'est bon! La Caféothèque

One good thing about Paris is that it’s simply gorgeous pretty much everywhere you go. One bad thing about Paris is that almost everything shuts down in summer. Last Saturday, we went on a trip to a framer and went to three different... Lire la suite ›

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le 15 Août

le 15 Août

Saturday August 15th was bank so we decided to have a cosy day at home (since everything including many cafés, restaurants and museums were closed anyway). It was a quiet, restful and very enjoyable day! There’s this great blog post... Lire la suite ›

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August Playlist

August Playlist

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C’est Beau! Arludik {Le Petit Prince}

C’est Beau! Arludik {Le Petit Prince}

When I stumbled upon the Arludik gallery, I was on my way to meet a friend. Since I was a little in advance, I thought I would go in, and see what seemed to be a very pretty exhibition. I wasn’t disappointed. The artworks were originals,... Lire la suite ›

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Le Jardin des Plantes

Le Jardin des Plantes

The Jardin des Plantes is kind of my go-to park when I want to have a nice stroll surrounded by greenery. However, I hadn’t been in about a month and when I went there last week, I was surprised by how many flowers had grown in the past... Lire la suite ›

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Burger Battle!

Burger Battle!

As you may or may not know, I love burgers. I know it’s super unhealthy (unless you get a vegan one, right? ;)), but frankly, I don’t really care. Sometimes a good burger, and I’m not talking about a McDonald’s one, is the best way... Lire la suite ›

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C'est beau! Musée Guimet

C'est beau! Musée Guimet

The Musée Guimet owns one of largest collection of Asian arts in the world, and it’s in Paris. So obviously, I had to see it. // Le Musée Guimet possède l’une des plus grande collection d’arts Asiatiques du monde et il est situé... Lire la suite ›

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Farewell July!

Farewell July!

This month was full of… 1. 3. 4. and 6. Wanders in the beautiful streets of Paris and along the Seine2. A poetic exhibition dedicated to The Little Prince5. Cat-sitting this cute fluff ball7. Pretty pastries 8. A weekend away in the... Lire la suite ›

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Mantra of the day

Mantra of the day

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Moments choisis

Moments choisis

It seems to be a running theme now that we live in Paris: we either go to Normandy or my family comes, which makes us see each other at least once a month. After a few years abroad, I definitely appreciate being around them and spend some... Lire la suite ›

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Versailles

Versailles

Sundays are for relaxing… or wandering in magnificent castles, your choice! Not so long ago, we picked the second option and headed to Versailles to see its gorgeous castle and gardens. After queuing for about 1:30 (!!) before getting... Lire la suite ›

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C'est bon! Sanukiya

C'est bon! Sanukiya

Sanukiya is a tiny noodle bar not far from the Louvre. You may have to queue to get in, but believe me, it is well worth the wait! We went there starving after a late afternoon spent at the fair and didn’t get disappointed by the food.... Lire la suite ›

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La Fête des Tuileries

La Fête des Tuileries

La semaine dernière j’ai réussi à convaincre Dan de me rejoindre à la fête des Tuileries. Le truc super avec cette fête, c’est qu’elle est évidemment située dans le cadre magnifique du Jardin des Tuileries, juste à côté du... Lire la suite ›

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Une jolie balade au Bassin de l'Arsenal

Une jolie balade au Bassin de l'Arsenal

The Bassin de l’Arsenal is a super nice canal where you can walk and enjoy a quiet time alone or with your loved ones. I starred the Bassin on Google maps when I saw there was a bit of greenery right next to it and I was getting a bit... Lire la suite ›

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C'est bon! Café Ginger

C'est bon! Café Ginger

Café Ginger is one of those tiny places you don’t necessarily think much of when you walk passed it, but when you actually eat there you become super enthusiastic about it! This little gem – which reminded me a lot of Sol Semilla, is... Lire la suite ›

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Japan Japan Japan!

Japan Japan Japan!

The Japan Expo event (a fair dedicated to Japanese culture) took place in Paris the weekend before last and I just had to go see it. I’d been there already twice before, in Paris and in London, and I always love the atmosphere so much!... Lire la suite ›

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