Category Archives: Paris

How to feel fulfilled via Woody Allen

How to feel fulfilled via Woody Allen

Yesterday I watched Midnight in Paris on a plane. It was my fourth time watching this Woody Allen film. When it first came out, I had watched it three times in a row because it resonated so deeply with me. The protagonist is a writer struggling to find fulfillment in life. He blames his discontentment…

What is a Livret de Famille?

What is a Livret de Famille?

This blue velvet, gold-embossed gem is a Livret de Famille or family booklet. And if you are getting married in France, you’ll get one too. The Livret de Famille holds your new family’s official records of births and marriage information. And for the rest of one’s marriage, one must record all big family events in their book:…

If your city had a gender, what would it be?

If your city had a gender, what would it be?

I must be in a weird mood. But walking around London today I couldn’t help but muse about how interesting this city is with it’s mix of bustling city life, historic and modern architecture, fashionable denizens, and animated foodie scenes. And all that contrasts the tranquil parks and calming canals. I sighed to myself, “London,…

On the winding road to my Paris wedding

On the winding road to my Paris wedding

So the good news is, all went well with my appointments at the Paris town hall and the US Embassy. That is, everything BUT that the town hall refused to give us a wedding date! Long story short, our town hall has a stipulation that once a dossier is submitted, there is an additional step…

A Guide to Getting Around Paris (VIDEO)

A Guide to Getting Around Paris (VIDEO)

This episode is all about ways to navigate Paris. I share my secret weapon which I prefer over any app or guide. And I also talk about my favorite way to explore the city. Here is the link for the Velib bike system just in case you want to buy a pass! http://en.velib.paris.fr/ I’ll be…

Shopping in Paris (VIDEO)

Shopping in Paris (VIDEO)

What is a trip to Paris without snagging a fashionable souvenir to wear once you are back home? In this video, I share my favorite Parisian neighborhood to do just that. If you could bring home one item from Paris, what would it be? I’d have to say a sweet necklace or any fun accent…

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