Taxi Cab Confessions: Paris Edition

I know, I know...
all this hype about moving to Paris
and then nothing but radio silence since I left.

C'est incroyable.

As much as I like to think this spring is all about 
me frolicking down the Seine at my leisure
with a mille feuille in one hand 
& a painfully heavy Chanel bag in the other...
the truth is...
I actually do have to work.

And work have I been doing!

All the little things that take forever when you move somewhere...
{but take infinity longer when you are in France}
cell phones, transit cards, bank accounts, tenancy issues.

Les plaisirs de France.

As I've been jutting around this gorgeous city
schlepping giant bags & newly acquired items like desktop printers,
it's been mainly in the back of a cab.

I've seen the Eiffel Tower about 16 times... through a car window.
I've idled along Ile St. Louis... in traffic.

While a taxi is the least romantic way to experience Paris, fear not:
I'll have plenty of time to strut this city this spring.

So while I'm out today
going back to the phone store on the Champs-Elysees
and heading to an Apple appointment at the Louvre...

Why don't you join me?

*all images original to Aspiring Kennedy


  1. ah that's amazing!!!! congrats - what an exciting move! I can't wait to hear more about it. Sounds like it's not happening for a few months? I'm assuming you're both going and working from there? So awesome!

  2. These pictures make me miss Paris so much! I lived there this summer & am so excited for you! Enjoy the city of lights, love and amazing food!

  3. Hope you settle in quickly...see you for a pain au chocolat next week?!

  4. Oh the pleasures of moving to France! At least by spring you should internet set up, no? In our part of France it takes 6 weeks, hope yours is faster! :)

  5. you moved to paris!? where have i been. oy! well it looks lovely..even through the windows of a cab. have a fresh chocolate au pain for me! xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

  6. hey, at least you are IN Paris! You can visit all those lovely places any time you want.

  7. Words can't describe my excitement for you! Jealousy ensues over here!

  8. You can disappear for a bit as long as you resurface with photos of Paris :) Thanks! So happy for you!!

  9. I couldn't imagine a more magnificent place to do such mundane daily tasks! Lucky girl :)

  10. oh my goodness these pictures just made my day! enjoy paris, i'm so excited for you! xoxo, e

  11. Paris from the back of a taxi is much better than no Paris at all! Excited for when you get to do fun things though :)

  12. France is an impossible place to get things done, we used to have house there and my parents were always tearing their hair out!
    Oh the Apple Opera shop is my favourite store now in Paris.

  13. I miss Paris and France so much! Please enjoy every bit of it for me!

  14. Any city through the eyes of Lauren is awesome. But Paris through your eyes is downright perfection. I cannot wait to see more. That is, when you get to it. No pressure! Enjoy the nesting!

  15. oh how chic and fabulous! so so jealous!

    have fun.


  16. Good luck getting your life all set up in Paris :) I know how hectic it can be to try and get settled in in a new country, but oh so worth it in the end!


  17. Im so jealous. Paris is such a beautiful city and I cant wait for you to show us all the little secrets this city hides from foreigners! Good luck!


  18. Wait…you moved to Paris? Why did I think you were just spending some time there? You're so lucky! I can not wait to see all the amazing photos you're going to take. Have a wonderful time!

    We're about to start planning our next trip. It's most likely going to be to Italy, but if it ends up being just the two of us we may go to Paris instead. I will definitely be hitting up up for recommendations either way! Hope that's ok. :)

  19. Wow, that is so amazing! I'm so excited for you! Paris is magical! Can't wait to see more of your adventures :)

  20. So. Just yesterday, my friends who honeymooned in Europe said Paris wasnt all its cracked up to be. I was disappointed.

    But maybe theres hope! Apparently you like it. :)

  21. I am very jealous. I love Paris. I stumbled across your blog recently and love reading about your many adventures. You said you have to work. Do you mind me asking what do you do for work? I am very curious.

  22. london and now paris! that is very cool - i love paris! xx

  23. You know we secretly all hate you now, right? I kid...gosh, I'm so jealous!! Girl, just soak it all in and I am sure you will be a natural French girl in no time! Eat a macaron for me!!Au revior mon ami!

  24. Paris from the back of a cab may not be the most *romantic*, but it is so cheap compared to London black cabs!

  25. Oh my -- to be running errands in Paris! 'hon, stop off and grab me a crepe" le sigh....

    And I'm dying to go to I'm going to need all the deets once you get settled back in the city! and loved your budget airlines post...great tips!!! The plane we flew from San Juan to St John, they actually weighed ME!!! scary


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...