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[JETSET VIDEO] Tour Paris’ Oldest Market: Marché des Enfants Rouges!

BY WENDY HUNG x One of the best things to do in Paris is a trip to one of its austere markets where you can garner the freshest seafood at the poissonnerie, delicious cold cuts, colorful vegetables and flower stands. Marché des Enfants Rouges, located on 39 rue de Bretagne, is Paris’ oldest market and a must-go […]

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August Founder’s Note: French Connections

BY WENDY HUNG In the Chinese culture, we often speak about 緣份 (yuan fen). There’s no direct translation of the word. It’s a way of thinking, a concept rather, that refers to the binding forces between relationships held by lovers, family, friends or even strangers. There’s neither science nor religion behind it. But I grew […]

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[VIDEOS] 5 Totally Sponganeous Street Performances We Love From Prague

BY WENDY HUNG br.de Back in June, when my friend Nicole and I were strolling along Lima’s Barranco district, an outdoor piano was a blessing and a nightmare. A guy sat down on the bench in the middle of Parque Municipal, while his first attempt at The Beatles’ “Hey Jude” was lovely, after the 5th go-around, it […]

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A Journey Along The Infamous El Camino de Santiago

BY JERRY LEON Jesús Pérez Pacheco via Flickr El Camino de Santiago (the Way of St. James or St. James’s Way) is a pilgrimage to the shrine of St. James the Great, housed in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, located in Galicia of northwestern Spain. As one of the three most revered pilgrimages of Christendom […]

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Wanna Go To Monaco On A Whim? Do It In 4 Hours

BY SOFIA JOHN “What do you want to do today?” “Want to go to Monaco?” “Let’s go!” A friend and I took a weekend trip to Nice, France. Life can be good sometimes. We spent the 48 hours in the Côte d’Azur beaching, boozing, and buying an excessive amount of souvenirs. We believe in spontaneous adventures, […]

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[Jetset Video] Go Inside A Charming Parisian Wine Cave

BY WENDY HUNG The City of Light is famously known for its abundance of cave-à-manger – wine bar restaurants. What sets La Robe et Le Palais apart from hundreds of others, however, lies in its refined collection of all natural wines. In the United States, restaurants typically boast wine cellars from floor to ceiling, at times, even in […]

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[Jetset Video] Why Is Paris So Unbelievably Gorgeous Even In The Rain?

BY WENDY HUNG x Meet me in the rain? No, these aren’t just lyrics to Chris Martin’s latest tune. Two weeks ago, Paris was drenched in pouring rain. I had just arrived in the city for my annual European getaway and it commenced with an ebullient flow of water. Drip drops rolling in and out of the city, […]

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