Posts Tagged "Paris"

Is Theft on the Rise in Paris?

Is Theft on the Rise in Paris?

On New Year's Eve there was news of thieves getting away with $1.3M worth of gear at the Apple store. Two weeks ago my work partner who is doing the life swap with me had his backpack stolen while sitting in the McDonald's across from Gare du Nord. Hell, thieves…
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The Art and Royalty of France

The Art and Royalty of France

I could've easily spent my entire time in Paris strolling through the extensive world class museums with my rainy day mix playing through my headphones. But I hardly even scratched the surface because the weather was too perfect not to be getting lost outside. Oh and that whole "I have…
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An American Tourist in Paris

An American Tourist in Paris

I've heard tons of stories from my friends who've supposedly gone to Paris and lived off wine and bread for something ridiculous like $3 a day. So even with the shitty USD to Euro conversion rate I wasn't too worried about going to Paris without much more than a Sub…
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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways

The Eiffel Tower. One of the most iconic structures in the world. To some it's a symbol of romance, to others a structural eyesore. To me, well, I'd been waiting for longer than I can remember to see the iron beauty. I've had a longstanding fascination with bridges so Eiffel's…
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