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Yesterday I had a business meeting in Neuilly-sur-Seine, a part of Paris situated between Champs Elysée, the Bois du Boulogne and La Defence. I hesistate to say that Neuilly-sur-Seine is part of Paris because people who live there are adamant that Neuilly-sur-Seine...

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1O years ago about a month after the attack on the Twin Towers I went on a trip to Morocco. For 16 days I travelled around with a small group in a mini-bus and visited all royal cities of Morocco as well as mountains and oases and the Atlantic coast....

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No, it is not a spelling mistake, but the name of a French lowcost hairdressing chain! Created in 1996 more than 300 salons have since opened primarily in the North of France. This morning I - who profoundly dislike going to the hairdresser's - decided...

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Did you read The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco? Or did you watch the film? I managed to get through the book in my second year of university because I was in love with a fellow student who recommended me to read the book..... The monks in that story...

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This morning France woke up to the news that Dominique Strauss-Kahn (better known as DSK, undoubtedly due to his surname which is impossible to pronounce for a Frenchman) had returned to Paris after his four months under house arrest in New York. It made...

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Tag(s) : #Living in Paris