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Food in Osaka: Where You Should and Should Not Eat

Food in Osaka: Where You Should and Should Not Eat

Food in Osaka: Did you know that as of December 2016, out of the top 18 cities with the most Michelin stars, 4 of them belong to Japan (Nara, Kyoto, Osaka, and Tokyo), with Tokyo taking first place (you can see the full list here)?  On top of that, Osaka is known as a huge gastronomic city, especially for street foods and cheap eats. As you can imagine, I had a long list of places I wanted to try in…

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Eglise Saint-Gervais-et-Saint-Protais–Things to do in Paris

Eglise Saint-Gervais-et-Saint-Protais–Things to do in Paris

Eglise Saint-Gervais-et-Saint-Protais (Church of Saint Gervais et Saint Protais): 13 Rue des Barres, 75004 Paris; +33 1 48 87 32 02; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St-Gervais-et-St-Protais Hours: Mon—Fri: 6 AM—9PM Sat—Sun: 7 AM—9 PM Located east of the City Hall (Hotel de Ville), the Church of Saint Gervais and Saint Protais is a monument that you cannot miss when exploring the 4th arrondissement. As one of the oldest churches in Paris (4th century), the present church structure was built from 15th —17th centuries. The…

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Tips for Paris

Tips for Paris

Tips for Paris: Here are some things that I had learned, experienced, and observed in Paris that could make your trip a better experience. Hope they help! People are very polite in France. Always greet everyone with a bonjour (hello, good morning, good day), bonsoir (good night), sa va (how are you?), and au revoir (good-bye). Always say si vous plait (please), merci (thank you), désolée, pardon (sorry, pardon), and excusez moi (excuse me). When operating hours say they close…

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Well, Hello There!

Well, Hello There!

There are moments in life when mixed emotions are conjured, such as the first day of school, bringing home a new addition to the family, writing the first blog entry for the very first time… Excitement, giddiness, and anticipation of great things to come are coupled with some anxiety, worries, and even fears. Those emotions partially sum up what I am feeling currently, but excitement takes up the majority of my heart as I start off FollowSara.com The initial idea…

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