From Fashion to the Zoo, just one step!

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Going to the zoo is the closest thing to getting into a time capsule and being a kid again. Loved both the San Fransisco and Toronto Zoos where animals looked well taken care of.

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The Zoo de Vincennes is 15 minutes away from the heart of the city. When rebuilding the zoo, their aim was to have the animals live in natural enclosures that look like their wild habitats. I think they achieved that. The place reopened its doors in 2014.

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The Rock at the zoo reminded me of a movie … I’m sure you remember which. Loved my visit. Continue reading →

Spice up your Parisian life!

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At the boutique Epicerie du Monde-Izreal  (“Spice Shop of the World”), in the Marais, every savoury, spicy, salty, or indescribable flavour that has ever hit your tastebuds hangs out here.

IMG_7777_FotorJust step inside and close your eyes. It’s a culinary pilgrimage. In a few minutes, you’ll be traveling through Tehran, Marrakech, Bombay, Istanbul, Dakar, Cairo, Hebron, Beirut, Rome, Athens or many other fantastic places ! Continue reading →

Strolling alongside Monsieur Hermès

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The site of the venue is on the Left Bank of the Seine, almost across from The Orsay Museum.

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I was welcomed by two lovely Parisian smiles.

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 The ephemeral exhibit is about the art of strolling. Indeed, strolling is the Parisian’s second nature. Everything in Paris invites to stroll. Streets, buildings, shops, store fronts and cafés are conceived to encourage this oh-so-French-custom, not to waste time but on the contrary, to rediscover time. Continue reading →