Travel

PARIS CITY GUIDE: PART 3

Want Claire’s entire guide to Paris? Check out her PDF! Museums: Versailles Real talk: skip the palace, do the garden and hamlet instead.  Bring a picnic and relax by the canal.  My experience inside the palace was akin, I imagine, to sheep being shepherded to market.  Long lines, cramped, filled with screaming toddlers (one punched me in the back, no […]
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PARIS CITY GUIDE: PART 2

Want Claire’s entire guide to Paris? Check out her PDF! Overall Notes: Stock your fridge.  Paris can get expensive, and a way that I cut corners was to have one epic meal a day, and have snacks to tide me over.  Paris is the snack-iest place I’ve ever been to, and honestly, the best food in Paris are the single […]
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PARIS CITY GUIDE: PART 1

Want Claire’s entire guide to Paris? Check out her PDF! Why Paris: My work takes me to a lot of fascinating places, and when the opportunity to direct a commercial in Paris came up, I could’t help but do a happy dance about it. Paris, in many ways, is how it exists in our collective imagination.  Open boulevards, young men […]
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MEXICO CITY GUIDE: PART 3

Want Claire’s entire guide to Mexico City? Check out her PDF! Cholula Cathedral A bit of a hike, but worth it for the amazing view of the active Volcano just outside Mexico City. Enjoying my first chapulín from a stall in Cholula.  These spicy fried crickets are a local snack and honestly…aren’t that bad. Way more of a crunchy textural thing […]
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MEXICO CITY GUIDE: PART 2

Want Claire’s entire guide to Mexico City? Check out her PDF! Street Food Tips: – Stick to the places with the longest lines. If they’re popular, then they aren’t getting people sick regularly. – Also look for older, professional types.  Doctors, lawyers, and cops can’t afford to get sick from street meat, so they’ll be conservative with where they get their […]
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MEXICO CITY GUIDE: PART 1

Want Claire’s entire guide to Mexico City? Check out her PDF! Overall Mexico Notes: – If you want to go on a European vacation, but don’t want to deal with the jet lag of a 10 hour flight or pay $8 for coffee and $30 for each museum trip, then Mexico city is for you.  I had no expectations going […]
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