How do I know I am an incurable geek? Because I get shivers down my spine when I see infographics. And if the infographic happens to be about traveling and cinema, then I might even go gaga. Hey! Easy now, dude! You might be a geek, but you are way into your forties too. Well, now that the “shocking” truth about my age is out there, please allow me to present an infographic on (sound of drumroll) famous movies filmed in Iceland! (sound of audience cheering).
In 2011, my wife nearly dragged me to the plane that would take us for the first time to Paris. Up until then and for no particular reason, I was never particularly interested in French culture or anything French for that matter. As a teenager, I often listened to French pop music (Les Ritas Mitsouko to be exact, but don’t tell anyone, ok?), but that was my one and only French connection.
However, our first visit to Paris changed it all forever, and four years later, I am the family’s second biggest fan of the French capital. Who’s the biggest? Our daughter! Kids just love Paris and who can blame them? I mean, where else in the world can you find bakeries selling mouthwatering pain au chocolat and freshly baked croissant, with the same density as in Paris? But enough with why I love Paris…
After spending a week in the French capital with our daughter last February, I came up with the following mini guide to “Paris for kids”.
Chinese New Year was celebrated on February 19th all over the world and Paris could not be an exception. The French capital is home to a vibrant community of ethnic Chinese, originated mainly from Indochina and Zhejiang.