Love Letters to Bruges, Jaipur, and Paris

This post is part of a series of love letters written by travel bloggers and expats about their favorite places around the world. Read more here! Love Letter to Bruges from Mayuri at To Someplace New Bruges is a stunning city in Belgium. This city is characterized by canals, Flemish architecture, market square and medieval…

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Lessons I Learned in Paris

Country 12: France | This post is part of my 30×30 series. Read more here! April 2009 — Paris, France   Paris. There’s no other city like it—(perhaps because we keep saying there’s no other city like it). I spent four days in that city and cannot even begin to claim that I have seen it.…

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What to Eat, Drink, and Do in Paris

There’s plenty to see on a trip to Paris, and countless resources trot out the same itineraries: the Eiffel Tower, Montmartre, Notre-Dame, the Louvre. Don’t get me wrong—you’ll definitely want to see those places. They’re famous for a reason, after all. But what if you want to shower some lesser known attractions with some love…

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Paris + New York: A side by side look

I absolutely adore this new ad from Open Skies, (a division of British Airways that flies exclusively between Paris and New York), highlighting joys of traveling to two of my—really, everyone’s—favorite cities: New York and Paris. A lot of the shots are the requisite beauty shots you’d expect from an ad promoting tourism/travel—pans of the preening…

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20 Free Attractions in Paris

20 Free Attractions in Paris

Lonely Planet came out with a fab list of fun and FREE things to do in the City of Light. Can’t think of a better way to spend a fine spring afternoon than reading alongside the Canal St-Martin (#11), checking out an ancient arena at the Arènes de Lutèce (#14), or catching a runway show in the Jardin des Tuileries (#20). And of course, #1 is a MUST.

People to People: A Few Days in Paris

  After the French foodporn I posted earlier this week, it only made sense for this week’s #throwback blog post to be a travel essay about Paris. Enjoy! Paris, France—April 2009 Paris. There’s no other city like it. My goal for Paris was not just be a tourist. Did I want to see the Eiffel Tower?…

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In Case of Emergency: Give Roses

Well this is an absolutely adorable concept. Amsterdam’s Kingsday agency posted these little “In case of Emergency” boxes all around with City of Love, encouraging pedestrians to break the “glass” (it’s actually cellophane) and give a rose to an attractive passerby. It’s a playful way to celebrate Valentine’s Day—and the Parisian setting really gives it…

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