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New version of TGV

French President Emmanuel Macron announced at Paris' Gare de Lyon that a new version of TGV will be released until 2024. It ...
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Jean-Paul Belmondo

On a melting summer day, when I was a postgraduate student, I watched Pierrot Le Fou in a small cinema focusing on classic films....
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You’ve Got Mail ~ 4

I finally reached the end of the film. It was a bit harder for me than I thought. There are a lot of unfamiliar words, and ...
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You’ve Got Mail ~ 3

The pace of my studies has slowed down. This is when I have to hang in there. I didn't know that the vocabulary ...
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You’ve Got Mail ~ 2

I continue to watch You've Got Mail to practise my listening skills, but there are so many words I don't know that ...
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You’ve Got Mail ~ 1

I've been using the film "You've Got Mail" to practice my English listening skills. I like this film and visited the filming...
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Travel essentials

I have previously posted about my camera and I will list some other items that are indispensable for travel. First, a came...
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Etymology of tea

I had read a topic about the origin of the words chai and tea in a certain book before and happened to find a similar article on ...
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Renewed night train

French startup company launches night train business as part of addressing climate change. They plan to make sleeper trains p...
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Taste triggers

The blog listing the dishes led me to discover some slightly disappointing news about a curry restaurant "India House" in Cambrid...
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Tasty cuisines

While I was writing a blog about foods, I happened to come across an article on The world's 50 best foods. There was a variety of...
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Gulyás

When I travelled to Budapest, Hungary, I had the famous cuisine gulyás, a beef and potato soup. I liked it so much that I could e...