Posts Categorized: Bastille Day

Happy Bastille Day!

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Happy Bastille Day! Given my love of French culture and history, this holiday is one of my favorites to celebrate. In honor of the day, here’s a tip for anyone interested in brushing up on their French: download the Duolingo app! Remember when I took French lessons in Brooklyn last year? I wanted a way to… Read more »

Fete Paradiso

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On Friday, I mentioned Fete Paradiso, a giant Parisian festival brought to Governor’s Island to celebrate Bastille Day. A quick five-minute ferry ride over, and we were there—transported to a small (and shockingly un-crowded) outdoor party, straight out of Midnight in Paris. The coolest part was the old-school carnival rides that were set up for… Read more »