This Friday’s “Only In” comes from the inspiring Edna Zhou, creator of ExpatEdna.com. Edna is a serial expat exploring the world one city and one year at a time. She has lived in China, Singapore and currently Paris, while also covering sports events from London to Azerbaijan. She does all this while juggling a career and a long distance relationship. Wow.
“Only in Paris do you get to call this view your commute. I take the line 6 to work, and between the Passy and Bir-Hakeim stops, the train goes above-ground and crosses the Seine. On the left you get this gorgeous scene of the Eiffel Tower — though around dusk I actually look out the windows on the other side because you’ll catch the most beautiful sunsets over the river. Either way, I’ve never had a more beautiful ride to work.”
I don’t think any of us have ever had such a beautiful ride to work!
Edna’s story (and her commute itself) reminds me of a quote I saw on eTramping’s Facebook page. “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.”
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