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Learnings from a Parisian Classroom or How I Got Me Into Writing

A Paris! The dream destination of every traveler I know, dubbed as the world’s most favorite bucketlist item including mine. The world’s most romantic city. The city of lights. I counted the months, the weeks, the days until my day of my flight from Singapore’s Changi Airport to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Aeroport. In excitement […]

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Amazing Daytrips Outside Paris Aside From Versailles

Don’t get me wrong here. No, I have nothing against Versailles. From all the readings and photos on the internet, I bet it would be awesome to visit the palace one day. I  still long to see and take photos around the lush garden and inside the royal chateau and see myself in one of those […]

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10 Horrible Mistakes You Need to Avoid When in Paris

Paris, being a major European destination and flocked by an average of about 15 million tourists each year, can be exciting and at the same time intimidating for the first timers because of the French’s reputation as snobbish, because of the language barrier, because here, you are always reminded as an outsider or a foreigner. […]

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Tour Eiffel : From a Different Angle

Spending a lazy afternoon at the park under the Tour Eiffel, with a bottle of red wine and baguette jambon-fromage (ham and cheese), offered a different view for this famous Paris icon. I have been here in Paris for 3 days now. For the past days, I conquer different arrondissement on a photo walk exploring with […]

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The Street Art of 13 Arrondissement in Paris: A Photowalk

When in Paris, and you want to get some space after having been to all the tourist landmarks in Trocadero and Avenue des Champs Elysées you can come do a walking tour of the street art in 13th arrondissement. I discovered this amazing place by booking a Paris Greeter. I said I wanted to see the […]

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One Perfect Sunday in Strasbourg, Alsace, France

Strasbourg is the capital of Alsace in the northeastern part of France. The Strasbourg-Grande Ile is an island which is surrounded by River Ill. The entire island is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Site and was the center of commercial during the 15th century. You can visit Strasbourg by taking a TGV from Gare […]

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My Top 5 Budget Tips for Travelling Solo to Paris

The city of Paris have always been listed in the top 10 list of most expensive cities to live in, so you have to find ways of conquering it well within your means. I did my research on the internet (there were a lot!) some worked well for me, others don’t, asked other friends who […]

La Grande Braderie de Lille 2015

One of the grandest and most festive flea market that you need visit in your lifetime is the Grande Braderie in Lille, France. Lille is a little city and capital of Nord-Pas-de-Calais region located in the north of France. La Grande Braderie de Lille dates back to 12th century and just about the largest flea market in […]