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Are you Chasing Nostalgia or Should You Rather Avoid It?

Stranger Things is the melting pot of products, experiences and a past that certain demographic reminisces about. Nostalgia is most likely one of the main reasons of the series's success.

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Are you Chasing Nostalgia or Should You Rather Avoid It?
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How To Learn French

We have so many options these days, and I can’t imagine what it must’ve been like to move to Paris before the internet. This is an article with some links to methods I used to start learning French.

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How To Learn French
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Paris is Being Upgraded

In the past two years of me living in Paris, it’s changed, and it’s done so for the better. If you walk through the city centre, which is one of the best things to do in my opinion, you’ll see many cranes and construction sites. It’s because of the Grand Paris project.

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Paris is Being Upgraded
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Visiting Toulouse

I went to Toulouse for four days to give a company’s assistants business English coaching. The company, called Pierre Fabre, has a beautiful, modern building, and the city itself impressed me a lot. 

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Visiting Toulouse
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Bike Lanes Make Cities Better

New York has invested in their bike lanes. Paris has also started implementing the bike lane initiative and the city is surely better for it.

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Bike Lanes Make Cities Better
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Living in France - The Double-Edged Sword

I’m from South Africa. I love Rooibos tea in the evenings. It’s very hard and pricey to get it in Paris, the capital of France. 

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Living in France - The Double-Edged Sword
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French Pronunciation of Words and Mannerisms

That’s right. It’s actually a thing. The French language, once you get the hang of the basics, is as unique as the people who speak the language and live in the country. 

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French Pronunciation of Words and Mannerisms
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What I Write About

It’s not easy for me to keep covering only one aspect. I am interested in a lot of things. There are way too many topics I will have to leave out if I only decide to cover technology or life in Paris. 

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What I Write About
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Along the Seine on Sundays

The weather is certainly changing now. We could actually enjoy walking along the Seine without the fear of getting to cold or getting soaking wet because we left the umbrella at home. Yes, we’ve come home soaked before. More than once. In Paris, always have an umbrella.

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Along the Seine on Sundays
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At Station F to Discover the Future of Luxury

I’m at Station F. I’m here for a talk about the luxury of the next decade, and the place is rather packed. It’s Paris, the capital of luxury products and brands, so a talk packed with insiders is expected. I’ve walked past Station F a few times before, but I’ve never been inside. It’s an old train station, and it’s modified to be the tech hub of Paris. And it’s doing a great job at that.

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At Station F to Discover the Future of Luxury