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10 Entries Tagged with "Paris"

  • First Chunnel Ride

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 6, 2011.

    Today I went on my first Chunnel ride and I gotta say it was smoooooth! to the point where it was almost too easy. I had an 11:13am departure, so I made my way on Paris' great metro system to the Paris Nord Train Station where I filled out a UK entry card and flew through security. I found my … More »

    Tags: London // Paris // Chunnel // Andy Steves

  • “You eat your hamburger like an American”

    Posted by Andy Steves on March 13, 2011.

    "Thanks, I guess" I responded as I sheepishly put my hamburger back down on the plate.

    If there's one thing the French excel at, it is bacon-egg-cheeseburgers. While they'll very nearly break your wallet, they've also evidently developed an attached etiquette. The top bun sits a … More »

    Tags: Paris // 2011 // France // food

  • Spring is in the Air

    Posted by Andy Steves on March 8, 2011.

    Salut tout le monde, I'm signing on from Paris as I run around today to get everything set up for my tour this weekend. This is the first time I've been able to run around outside in a short sleeve T-shirt and it's obvious that the temperatures are on the rise here in Paris. The cafes are … More »

    Tags: WSA Europe // Andy Steves // Paris // 2011 // France

  • Last Day in Paris: A Sea of Rollerblades and a Cathedral of Sound

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 19, 2010.

    Today I spent my last day in Paris wandering the streets to see if I could stumble on to anything unique besides doing a bit of research for our Paris tour. Paris is the kind of place where you could stumble onto anything. And today, it was a sea of over one thousand rollerbladers oozing … More »

    Tags: Paris // 2010 // St. Eustache

  • An evening of Politics and Fusball with ze French

    Posted by Andy Steves on September 18, 2010.

    September 17 2010



    Last night we had an evening out with a crew of young Parisians. Going out for an evening with the locals of any foreign environment is always a rich and memorable experience for me. When you think how rare it is for a group of friends to allow you into their … More »

    Tags: Paris // France // 2010

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