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What do you do and why do you do it?
I'm a digital project manager, creating digital concepts for my clients. :)
You’re broken hearted - what tracks does your heartbreak playlist consist of?
definitely some soul music ! The likes of Erykah Badu, India Arie and why not Sade.
What are the best TV shows of all time?
Ah, tough one ! My heart is in between of The Big Bang Theory and How I met your mother
Name some spots in Paris that are good for a Tinder date.
The docks, Buttes aux cailles, Montmartre, Le Marais... ;)
Who’s your hero and where in Paris would you take them out for a serious hang?
I would definitely take them on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis where there's a thousand options to drink, eat and party.
Where do you buy those fabulous clothes of yours?
I buy my clothes in smaller independent shops near Republique and Bastille !
What’s the area/ spot in town you’ll never be caught dead in?
The 16th ! First, it's on the other side of the city and the area is already dead by itself, no action there !Vi
What’s the thing you LOVE to do in your city that you never get to do?
Visit the museums and expositions...
What’s the most decadent / extreme dish you ever ate in Paris and where did you get it?
ah ! I'm crazy about asian food so I'll say a specialty chinese restaurant right by my office !
Is there a hidden bar / hole in the wall in Paris that you particularly like?
I like the Baranaan ! Cocktail bar with an indian flavor is a booming area.
What’s the most expensive restaurant / spa / hotel you’ve ever been to in Paris? How much did it cost and what did you get there?
L'atelier de Joel Robuchon. I had the degustation meal, consist of 8 dishes :) Cost around 200€. Not that bad... :p
What restaurant in Paris looks crap, but the food’s amazing?
Try Djoliba. 10€ and you'll be stuff. Don't mind the decoration or the street.
Where can you get the best cocktail in Paris? Which one do you like?
John Circus, it's actually right down my neighborhood but I found their cocktail delicious and very different from others.
Where would you take your partner in Paris if you wanted to really pamper them?
Anywhere on the outskirts, clothes to nature. Maybe the park of buttes chaumont.
Which snacks can you only get in your country, and which ones do you recommend?
The saucisson of course and any of the charcuterie. Add some cheese and red wine to it and enjoy.
What’s the one place you think is overrated in Paris?
Champs Elysees !
What’s the one place you think is underrated in Paris?
Strasbourg Saint-Denis !
What are the Paris spots a first-time visitor can’t miss?
The Opera and le Marais.
Tomorrow’s your last day in Paris. How do you spend it?
I would wake up early to go get a breakfast, then I would walk around a few spots to take pics. Make a stop for a great lunch and meet some friends.
What’s your favorite vacation city in the world and why?
Tough one. I have many, I would say somewhere in South America, because people are really warm and there's always something artistic to do.