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My Very First Taste of Solo Travel – One Night in Nice

In France by Jaclynn Seah2 Comments

When people ask when I first started travelling solo, I usually tell them it was when I went to Seoul in 2011, where I consciously planned to travel by myself from start to end. But really, I consider the first time I truly had a taste of solo travel to be when I spent my first night overseas on my own in a trip to Nice back in 2007. I was visiting my friend R who was studying in Montpellier at the time, and while she was finishing up her last week of school before we headed to Barcelona, I …

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Buildings of the Plastique* Paris Skyline Necklace

In France, Shop by Jaclynn Seah0 Comments

I love the Plastique* Skyline necklaces because of the simultaneous nostalgia and wanderlust each necklace has for me. Of the 4 designs that are in the shop, I have personally visited 3 (Paris, London and Sydney) while Shanghai still remains unexplored. It’s pretty cool how each city is defined by its iconic buildings and how some have become so iconic of that city, you just can’t imagine them without it. Here in Singapore, I think that the sailboat inspired (or ancestral tablet looking, depending on your POV) Marina Bay Sands and the Singapore Flyer have done quite a lot to …

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A Parisian Memory – Berthillon

In France by Jaclynn Seah2 Comments

Sometimes in my travels, I forget to take pictures, sometimes due to circumstance, other times I just forget. So I thought I’d note down those that come back to me, usually prompted by other people’s memories or experiences, and hopefully they jog your own memories or inspire you to make your own! Inspiration: Jordan Ferney’s Berthillon Post Paris, France | 2007 It was a hot, sultry summer’s day in Paris, so hot we stuck our bare feet in the fountain outside the Louvre like so many other tourists there. We had just spent an afternoon visiting the Notre Dame, and …

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Ou Est Ce?

In Art, France by Jaclynn Seah0 Comments

    Paris, J’adore. I just thought that these posters are such a lovely mix of French quaintness and modern design sensibility. Makes me want to visit these areas in Paris… Find more pretty things at Littlebrownpen