Water Levels Rise in Paris & Seine Overflows

Water Levels Rise in Paris & Seine Overflows

  Although nothing like the Great Flood of Paris in 1910, the Seine has risen to impressive heights. As you can see, it has taken over the Quai and continues to rise.         As a result of the rising levels of the Seine, metro and RER closings have begun for reasons of security. RER C in Paris, the … Continue reading

Together, We Stand Strong…

Together, We Stand Strong…

It’s been exactly 2 weeks since the attacks in Paris brutally reminded us of the changing world in which we live. It’s a world where children are now exposed to things we’ve tried to protect them from, and lives are taken in the most cowardly of ways. Today, President Hollande has asked everyone to unite … Continue reading

Getting thrown a medical curveball while living the dream in Paris, France

Getting thrown a medical curveball while living the dream in Paris, France

Here is the day, when I will share something far more personal than my latest visit to some glorious site in Paris… Continue reading

Paris Sans Voitures… a true pleasure!

Paris Sans Voitures… a true pleasure!

We got the chance to walk in the streets of Paris… literally! What a pleasure and special opportunity. It was the first time that the city of Paris liberated its streets from cars, giving the opportunity for Parisians and tourists to enjoy the city without stress and added noise/pollution. Continue reading

Celebrating European Heritage Day in France

Celebrating European Heritage Day in France

This past weekend was French Heritage Day (Les Journées du Patrimoine). Since 1984, France has opened its doors to history and culture. The weekend offers opportunities to visit government buildings, monuments, and other sites that are normally closed to the public. Entrance to these places, in addition to those that are regularly open to public, are free. … Continue reading