Category Archives: Paris Streets

Merde, Merde, And Encore Merde – Why Dog Poop Is A Shitty Affair In France

By Tamara Thiessen 22/08/2021 Photo by JOHN TOWNER on Unsplash So, I’m coming back from the shops, and I see a woman ahead of me picking up after her dog. I just can’t hold back – it’s such an unusual sight to see people scooping up dog poop in France. “Madame, I want to give you a […]

Paris Poo

ETC Paris Poo ByRicki August 5, 2021 Photo by Léonard Cotte on Unsplash Be warned! Foreign Affairs departments go to great lengths to make sure their citizens know the dangers of being a tourist in Paris. Protect personal belongings;  beware of bag snatching and pickpocketing; avoid demonstrations and political rallies; avoid public transport from airports to […]


LISA RANKIN   OFF THE EATEN PATH Photo by DAT VO on Unsplash Despite growing up in the Canadian climate with long, cold winters, I must admit that although I have had ample opportunity, I never became much of a skier. However, living here in Paris over the past 8 years, I have developed superlative slalom […]

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