One of the ‘welcome week’ events for postgraduates students in my school was a pub crawl. I missed some of the programmes, including that one. As I had never heard of it before, I asked a friend what it was about; and he told me they basically went from pub to pub in town having at least a drink in each. So, when I moved … Continue reading Church Crawl!!!
So, I’m walking down the road. I’m on my way to a library where I’m supposed to get registered. As I come up to a junction, I look to my left and… Is that the Eiffel tower? Did I just randomly stumble unto one of the most visited sites on the planet? Oh my goodness, is that the Eiffel Tower? But what else could a … Continue reading What Do I see? The Eiffel Tower?
The minute I walked into the post office, I knew it was going to be a dee-zas-tah. And it was. All the signs were in French! Sometimes you get lucky, and some signs have English translations, especially in public transport stations. They even sometimes have German and Chinese translations as well. I guess they only expect tourists to board the bus, not post letters. So … Continue reading La Poste
On my first day in Le Paris… I decide to eat. I pop into this cute corner café. It had both French and English written on its menu; so, I thought, “It’s all good.” Beckoned the waiter after I had decided. Of course! He speaks only French! I don’t even try out my meagre French vocab. I just humbly point at croque monsieur on the … Continue reading A Croque Monsieur et Moi