Tag Archives: paris
January 19, 2013

Christmas in Paris & The Legend Hotel

The Legend Hotel is lovely; shiny and modern and I was so happy to call it my home for a few sparkly Christmas days in Paris. Elegant and enchanting, I was greeted by a decor featuring clever owl lamps, artful tree branches, mini-lights and friendly front desk staff that smiled and appeased me by letting […]

January 13, 2013

Paris: (Free) Art, Art Everywhere

Free art is quite literally everywhere in Paris, and while it’s easy to spend too much money in this glittery city, it is also quite easy to spend your time roaming the streets and discovering free hidden art in every nook & cranny, which is really how I spend my happiest hours here. I’m an […]

December 7, 2012

Oh la la! My Favourite French Cinema

Vive la France! – the birthplace of cinema and the 3rd largest film market in admissions and revenue in the world; its films are often overlooked by the brain-candy fed leaders, the United States. Contrary to much of American cinema (the word cinema seems to overstate the quality of films coming from state-side), French cinema is wonderfully […]

November 29, 2012

The Surprising Streets of France

Like every country, France has it’s own brand of street art. There are hidden gems around every corner and in unsuspecting places you can find fantastic colour and fascinating designs reflecting the local talent and culture. Here are a few of my recent finds from Rouen & Paris.                […]

November 28, 2012

The Traveler & The Tattoo

Over the years I’ve contemplated getting a tattoo to mark my love of travel, colour & design. Today I got to wondering how many others have tattooed themselves while on the road. Surely people get tattooed while traveling to ink their adventures & their confidence on their skin.  I wonder if the destination and the […]

November 27, 2012

Jardin du Luxembourg: A Paris Urban Adventure Highlight

No doubt this intimate and interesting Urban Adventure tour in Paris shows the best “local” part of the most visited city in the world, the 5th and 6th arrondissements, otherwise known as the Latin Quarter. While the afternoon was full of secrets and little known facts about the area, my personal highlight was the impressive […]