Filed under Book the First: Paris

Paris: Wrap Up and Reflections

Our last day in Paris was committed to shopping and fine dining. First we went to the famous Galleries Lafayette, which is a luxury brands department store that always looks like it’s Christmas. See: There you can find floor after floor of Michael Kors, Miu Miu, Prada, Gucci, Marc Jacobs, Burberry, and so on. Of course, … Continue reading


In Paris, Sundays are very laid back, and most stores and restaurants are closed. This blogger came up with 10 things to do in Paris on Sunday, and we followed some of her advice. Brunch happened at a cute little place called La Creperie- French cafes and resataurant have a lot of character! I think it’s something that the … Continue reading

Turning 20 with Disneyland Paris

Well, Disneyland Paris actually turned 20 in April of last year, but I guess celebrations in Disneyland have every right to go on for more than a year. As you all probably already know, this adventure would not have happened if my best friend May did not buy me a ticket. I still cannot believe … Continue reading


On Thursday we both woke up at around 5 in the morning despite barely getting any sleep in the last two days. I don’t know if it’s jetlag or if the two of us have been too used to not sleeping this past semester. We left the hotel at around 8 to find breakfast, and … Continue reading

Exploring Paris

On Arriving About 13 hours and 3 plane rides later, I finally arrived in Paris with my friend Shauna. In some ways, Paris reminds me of Guangzhou. Driving is a mess, there isn’t much of a grid system for the streets, and all of them are lined with small shops and eating places. I really love … Continue reading