This has been an incredible, albeit short peek into a culture to which I’ve had thus far had little visibility. I’m grateful to have experienced it and I hope to return very soon.
Sun 10-1 Mon 10-2 Tue 10-3 Wed 10-4 Thu 10-5 Fri 10-6 Today is Thursday October 5th, 2017. Last night brought an opportunity to catch-up with a colleague who manages a region of Solutions Architects at MongoDB at an amazing restaurant – Livio, à Neuilly-sur-Seine. Livio gained unfortunate attention after the tragic terror attack in […]
Sun 10-1 Mon 10-2 Tue 10-3 Wed 10-4 Thu 10-5 Fri 10-6 Today is Wednesday October 4th, 2017. Almost every minute spent in the office yesterday – but really great to be here. After dinner, a colleague, an Account Executive named Alexandre invited me to dine with his wife and daughter at their home near […]
Today, is Tuesday, October 3nd, 2017. My first full day in Paris. I’ll be spending most of it in the MongoDB office preparing for meetings.
Last night, I ventured out to the Eiffel Tower. I stayed late at the office so by the time I got out and made my way to the tower, most of the shops, and cafes had closed. I was famished… I walked around for about 30 minutes trying to find a place to grab a bite but only found a grocery store. I’m ashamed to admit my first dinner in Paris looked a lot like the dinner I have at home on the go. Not quite le grand repas I imagined… but tomorrow is another day.
Today, I fly to France for a week of work. What better way to capture memories of the trip than to create a blog post for each day. Word(s) of the day: French English Notes Audio Bonjour! Hello Greeting used for the daytime. When it gets later, you may use Bonsoir. Bon means good. Jour […]