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Travel & The English Language

Florence Walks

Florence walks. The old center of Florence is full not only of wonderful historic places but also of signs which tell the tourist where to go. And yet it is not as simple as it seems. There are lots of … Continue reading

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Florence!

Finding one’s way. Florence is beautiful, one can wander around staring at the many buildings each of which is an architectural delight besides being a historical monument. The number of churches, basilicas, museums, squares and parks is enormous. Every hotel … Continue reading

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Florence in Summer

Florence in Summer. The flowering city is in full bloom, the skies are blue, the sun is shining, the Arno River sparkles, the old buildings look very fresh. This week is very warm, 30-35C. There are crowds of tourists and … Continue reading

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The CDG Hilton Experience.

The CDG Hilton Experience. There were several reasons why we decided to splurge on one night at the CDG airport HIlton. According to the information listed on site, the hotel is a few minutes away from the train stations and … Continue reading

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Palaiseau, France

Small Discoveries. When you travel and find a nice residence hotel, the next item on your agenda is finding a good supermarket nearby. Going out is nice but one gets tired of eating at a restaurant every day, and of … Continue reading

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Parisian Walks.

Parisian Walks. Any great city can be best explored on foot, and Paris is probably number one among them. Each time I find myself in Paris, for the first few days I am content to be in situ working or … Continue reading

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Speaking French

Speaking French in France. There is a wonderful Boulangerie five minutes walk away from Palaiseau train station on Rue de Paris. I remember it from previous visits to the area. It is open 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. daily including … Continue reading

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