Category Archives: Places

Seven Tips for a Cannes-tastic Festival Experience

Cannes Film Festival. What an experience. After non-stop screenings, celebrity sightings, red carpets, line-ups (oh, the line-ups) and lots of rain, my time here is finally coming to an end. Cannes is a beautiful town and the Cannois lifestyle is … Continue reading

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F – France, My Home Away from Home

So great to be back.

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E – Eclairs

If you ever travel to France, promise me you’ll put “eat an eclair” somewhere at the top of your list. Then, after you’ve thoroughly enjoyed one, please explain to me what all the fuss is about. Allow me to clarify. … Continue reading

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D – Double-Decker Bus and Why Paul Mcartney and I Aren’t Talking (He Knows What He Did)

So, what do you do when you have one day in London and you’re looking for the best way to see the tourist sites. Perhaps a double-decker bus?  That should be a good way to get around, right? Wrong. During … Continue reading

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A – Aerial Views of Paris

For all the time I’ve spent in Paris, I’ve always been reluctant to visit the top of the Eiffel Tower. Why? Because the queues are too damn long! I don’t care if there’s a pot of gold on the other … Continue reading

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Oysters and Christmas in Paris…

Sure, we feast on egg nog, candy canes, and fruit cake for Christmas in North America, but in France they have oysters! During my 2010 Christmas in Paris, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that oysters are a food … Continue reading

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Why I Love Paris…

The Eiffel Tower at night. It’s like a great big Christmas Tree…

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