Paris: A Love Explained

Hello friends, Whenever I speak about my love of Paris, I’m always quick to be asked: what’s so special about it? It’s a dangerous question to ask me if you’re short on time, because I could go on about it in sonnets and song. But here, let me list a few reasons why Paris captures…

Passionately Fashion-Forward Parisians

Hello friend, It’s no doubt that two countries in the world are most well-known for fashion: Italy and FranceĀ (New York as well, but that’s only one city in a large country, so it does not count!). I am fascinated by the Parisian look, and fascinated by all the rules that apply to dress (and all…

Researching the Move

Hello friends, I’ve been researching a little bit more deeply about how the move to Paris would pan out. I’ve also been having a look at various French real estate websites to check out rentals and purchases. First, real estate is expensive, there is no doubt about it. (By the way, as I write this,…

Motivation From Faraway Places

Hello friend, Recently, a friend of mine that I went to high school with, named Natalee, e-mailed me, regarding my pull to move to Paris. She recently made a big change in her life, moving from Toronto to Los Angelos. Your first reaction to this might be: but it’s the same continent! But they all…

Still Longing on Still Lakes

Hello friend, I got a new magazine called Bella Grace to go hand in hand with the multiple French books being read and sitting in my TBR pile. It fits with the dreaming I’ve been doing as of late, as it is a magazine talking about “Life’s Beautiful Journey’. In the magazine was an article…

Bastille Day Drive

Happy July 14th, also known as Bastille day, but as I write this, terror has occurred in the country I love as they celebrate their nationality. This is saddening, this is heartbreaking, but I won’t focus on that horrid news, because this isn’t the place. My intentions with my post today revolves around the idea…

The Post-Paris Depression

Hi there, If you’re stumbling upon my page for the first time, let me tell you some quick facts about myself: My name is Claudia Amendola and I absolutely adore Paris. That’s it. That’s all you need to know. Because, truly, it is my driving force through each day. What, in particular, you may ask?…