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Author: Sophie Massie

Linguist, foodie, sailor and yogini, Sophie was born on the Day of the Wanderer in rural Virginia, before moving to Paris to begin freelance consulting, writing and teaching English. She has since been published by Check Your Paris and NatGeo Books.


Barons and Bonaparte, gastro-bistros and Velib bikes, have all left their mark on the French capital and its characteristic twenty arrondissements. Sophie Massie lifts the shroud off the City of Light. For hundreds of years Paris reigned as the world’s undisputed capital of literature, culture and cuisine. In more recent…