Category Archives: France

Why the Eiffel Tower let me down (and why it will let you down too)

-Photo by Takumi Yoshida- It’s the most visited paid monument in the world (although you can visit without actually paying). Every romance film becomes more romantic just by its presence in the background. Yet no movie has ever been made about the Eiffel Tower. What makes young girls dream of Paris isn’t the tower itself,Continue Reading

Gogo Gaga

Sitting on the RER from central Paris to Charles DeGaulle airport, I heard the same sound that I heard on my first day taking the RER from Charles DeGaulle into Paris. In the midst of foreign words that meshed into the same blur of random unrecognizable sounds, I heard a baby’s voice. The gogo gagasContinue Reading