Month: December 2018

Christmas tree recycling sign in Paris

Recycling Christmas Trees In Paris

December 29, 2018

With the Christmas season at its end, Parisians must now discard millions of Christmas trees tucked away in their apartments, which is no small task for a city of over 2 million people (11 million plus including the suburbs). Paris, however,…

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A street with lights and a large arch in the background.

New Year’s In Paris

December 27, 2018

If you are lucky enough to be in Paris for New Year’s, the difficulty is not finding out what to do but narrowing your choice of where to go. Notably, the metro is free until New Year’s early morning. There is just too…

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A display of many different houses and buildings.

Strasbourg for Christmas

December 26, 2018

The French seem to radiate holiday warmth as the temperatures drop and Noël draws nearer. Believe it or not, this country of wine, cheese and on average, rather little snow may contain Santa’s Workshop itself. Strasbourg, the self-proclaimed “Capital of…

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