Tag Archives: Île-de-France

Stay Off The Tracks

International ad agency Havas Worldwide recently created these amusing public safety cartoons for RATP the Paris and Ile de France transport organization. I just wonder why they’re all in English. Are tourists the only dumb train riders?

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Paris is so cliche

Designed by Paris-based illustrator Simon Sek of the design collective LesAnimals, Cliché-sun-Seine is a very clever series of twenty graphic works based one common clichéd element for each Paris arrondissement. Native Parisians, or even regular visitors may quibble with Sek’s … Continue reading

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Ambient Paris

It has been my eminent good fortune that my travels have taken me to Paris three times during the past two years. Like most visitors to Paris, I am smitten by the architecture, museums and great tourist sites, and of … Continue reading

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Paris in Winter

Andrew Julian photographed and edited this lovely little film The Quiet City: Winter in Paris. It demonstrates just how different the experience of a city can be based on season. My trips to Paris have always been in the early … Continue reading

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Low Fares and High-Speed

One week from today, the French national railway SCNF is scheduled to launch a new low fare, high-speed passenger service between the Paris region and southeastern France. With fares starting as low as €10 ( €5 for children ), the … Continue reading

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