The hotel was Rue de Vaugirard, on the south side of the Seine River. Montmartre is “Rive droite,” six kilometres further—I basically had to cross the city on foot.
Paris From the Top of a Ferris Wheel + Les Invalides, Avenue des Champs Élysées, Louvre Pyramide and Notre-Dame
In some cities, sights are concentrated around a specific area, usually the “old town” or a natural wonder, but there are famous buildings, bridges, gardens, streets, historical landmarks, etc. in almost every Parisian arrondissement.
I hadn’t realized how excited Mark was to see the Eiffel Tower until a few days before the trip to Paris.
Paris started off with a “warm” welcome by the French border control police.
The Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program has a special offer called the Employer Job Offer: International…
Paris doesn’t change but Paris must have changed.
I’ve never felt so anxious before a trip to France. Yet, over the years, I boarded Air Canada, Air France and Air Transat flights in various states of mind.
I shouldn’t even have seen the email, simply titled “News,” until the next morning, but I go to bed way too late and when I noticed it was from my mom, I clicked on it.
Toronto isn’t “just” multicultural—it’s a fascinating blend of people, food and languages, a dream for those who want to experience the best the world can offer.
If you are looking for authenticity, sunny weather, peaceful atmosphere, exceptional hospitality, and amazing food,…
The trip started with me cursing Videotron and us parking a few blocks from a 7/11 where the condo key was supposed to be waiting for us in a lockbox.
Ladies and gentlemen, this is why you can’t rely on your phone in Canada—our service providers suck.
It is a standard Canada Day but to me, it feels special and extra-Canadian. Ten years ago, I was taking the Oath of Citizenship.
Everyone wants to go to Canada. Well, it is said to have the nicest people…
Throughout the school year, shortly before 3 p.m., I would often receive short, cryptic emails from Mark’s school about a “delayed badger” or a “cancelled dog.”
It’s amazing how many prospective clients tell me I “shouldn’t worry about money at this stage” when said stage is after the project was explained and when I have to accept or decline the assignment.
I’ve been to San Pedro Sula, dodgy parts of Rio, Salvador and Porto Alegre, I survived shitty border towns but damn, I’m avoiding Crow Street, Suburbia, Ottawa.
Look at the two pictures I took in my neighbourhood yesterday afternoon. Do you notice anything strange? Anything missing, maybe?
My laptop and a reliable Internet connexion are a necessity in my personal and professional life. Provided I have both, my smartphone isn’t. Am I an oddity?
That’s pretty much life with kids. When you least expect it, you get completely overwhelmed by love and a primal instinct to protect, hug, and kiss them.
In 2018, I re-opened a bank account in France. Problem is, sending money to myself from Canada didn’t go exactly as planned.
Life is punctuated by a series of enlightening, unexpected, and occasionally puzzling before-and-after moments.
Going on a vacation is an excellent way of unwinding. Work can become stressful, and…
Quick exercise—make a list of your friends and acquaintances. Now look at it. How many of them would you feel comfortable asking a favour from?