I hate cooking. My whole life, I’ve had parents, cooks, or dining halls to prepare food for me. But because I’m here for an extended amount of time, I figured that it was as good a time as any to learn to cook. So far, I’ve been sticking to basic recipes like french toast and […]More
Welcome to the everyday fashion bible, because although it'd be great, you can't realistically wear those 5 inch heels every day.
Even though I’m almost 5’9″, I love wearing heels. I chose not to pack any on this trip though because (1) they’re heavy and (2) they just aren’t practical for walking all over the city. One week in, I began to miss being a few inches taller and so (as most of my stories end), […]More
It doesn’t sound like a lot, but 1 euro can get you a long way in Paris! You just have to know where to look. My favorite grocery store, Monoprix, is like a smaller version of Target. There’s a clothing department as well as kitchen ware, household products, and food. They’ve got everything from Oreos to […]More
On my way home today, I got completely lost. My phone died, but I thought I knew the city well enough to get home without it. Just Follow the Seine then turn left at the Marais. I thought I knew where the Seine was and tried to keep that as a point of reference, but failed […]More
Let me start by saying that I am a serious coffee drinker. So are the French, but in a very different way. Their drinks tend to be very strong and very small. They are meant to be enjoyed leisurely over the course of an hour. At cafés, you have to order “American Style Coffee” in […]More
In America, well-dressed men are not so easy to come by. And most of the time, those men who are well-dressed have no interest in dating us. In Paris, however, it is easy to see that most young men put an effort into what they wear each day. Sure, there will always be some boys […]More
Hey there! My name is Rachel. I am an NYU student currently studying French and Art History this summer in Paris! You can read all about my tourist faux pas and fascinations in France before I return to the States on this blog. I’m interested in fashion so I hope to stumble across gorgeous and […]More