Author: Lauren Sarazen

Lauren spent the Fall of 2013 studying abroad and falling head over heels in love with Paris. After graduating from Chapman University with a BFA in Creative Writing, she bought a one-way ticket and hopped on a plane back to France. Lauren has contributed articles online for Red Lip Talk and The Daily Tunage, and was a finalist for Crab Orchard Review’s Charles Johnson Fiction Award in 2013. She currently lives in Paris.

The entire quartier heard my squeals of joy when I opened my mailbox to find invitations to Paris Fashion Week. Rather than watching Fashion’s elite strut by from one of the reclining chairs in the Tuileries, I was going to be one of them. Fashion Week was here, and I had arrived. …read more

Café Le Poutch may be new to the scene at Canal Saint Martin, but it’s already made 13, rue Lucien Sampaix its own. With a good soundtrack, free wifi, and a delicious menu, the café makes an excellent choice for a lunch, an afternoon with a word document, or a coffee date. …read more