While the Métropolitain, or métro, is the most efficient and fastest way to get around Paris, I much prefer the bus. After all, I prefer to see any place at street level. In any case, Paris has the second busiest metro in Europe, Moscow being the first, and has one of the densest networks in [...]
Stereotypical but if you’re Asian, you can relate and laugh at it. We often carry an umbrella to shade us from the sun and keep our skin from tanning. Yes, having white skin is a virtue. Until my next post … take care!
I never realized there was a pyramid underneath and within the Louvre. Even though I’ve been to the Louvre a couple of times, in the museum at least, you can just imagine my surprise when I wandered into the shopping area (Carrousel du Louvre) and saw this magnificent upside down pyramid. It is literally below [...]
One thing I love about Paris is the enormous amount of cultural offerings. Last week, for instance, marked the Fête de la Musique, a yearly extravagance of musical performances all around town for two straight days. Being with a toddler, I closely looked at the program and edited the number of shows we would watch [...]
Summer is officially here but the rain continues, almost every single day since spring. I think that’s why there are many poetic references to how Paris is most beautiful in the rain. Because it’s true! The few glorious days of sunshine and warm temperatures have been more of an exception rather than the norm. “Like [...]