Tag Archives: Living in Paris

Frustrations Français or why I hate La Poste

For the regular readers of this blog, you all know that I love living in Paris and am so grateful for this opportunity. Now, despite the rosy picture I paint here there are a few frustrations. The French bureaucracy is … Continue reading

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Weekend review

This past Saturday Scotty and I decided to do a bit of exploring. We have been hitting the books, Scotty’s been working on articles and applications, and we hadn’t really taken a day to just explore. So we headed up … Continue reading

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Vélib and Cupcakes

This Saturday, Scotty signed us up for Vélib. After two days of using it, I love biking around Paris. We discovered a coffee shop that actually serves good coffee, La Caféotheque, rode up to Pretemps to enjoy the rooftop views … Continue reading

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Friday morning market and health food stores in Paris…

Scotty and I have been mostly shopping at the local supermarchés but they leave something to be desired. There are several within a 10-15 minute radius of our flat but they leave a lot to be desired. The Monoprix is the nicest … Continue reading

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Je suis une étudiante.

Hello from Paris. We are settling in. Upon arrival on Thursday, we caught a taxi to our new flat on Île St. Louis. Normally we would have taken the RER into town but decided that lugging our bags would be … Continue reading

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