We’ll always have shaving in Paris: Part 3

We’ll always have shaving in Paris: Part 3

The amazing thing about visiting Paris is the many faces of the city. While most of our time was taken up with shaving-related explorations, and for the travel between those shaving events, on the last night we took the opportunity to the “real” Paris, the city of the people who live and work there. It’s a beautiful place to travel, but it’s easy to get caught visiting some of the world’s most famous tourist sites, and miss the small streets…

We’ll always have shaving in Paris: Part 2

We’ll always have shaving in Paris: Part 2

Although our trip to Paris was primarily for the business of shaving, it’s impossible to visit the City of Lights and not get carried away in Awe of the buildings there. See part 1 here. Up close and personal with the famous Notre Dame de Paris.   Kilometre Zero of the French highways, outside the Notre Dame cathedral, is considered the official center of Paris.     The Church of Saint-Sulpice in the 6th Arrondissement was constructed beginning in 1646.  …

We’ll always have shaving in Paris

We’ll always have shaving in Paris

1

In the latest part of our quest to bring the world’s best shaving accessories home, Fendrihan took a trip to Paris. Perhaps it isn’t surprising to note that the famous capital of France is home to an amazing selection of razors. Here’s a sneak peak of some of the things we found, and some of the things you can expect to appear at Fendrihan in the future. We stumbled across Planete Rasoir first. Founded in 1966, it’s a breathtaking spectacle…

A Canadian in Europe Part 1: Switzerland and France

A Canadian in Europe Part 1: Switzerland and France

1

Having never travelled to continental Europe before, I’d collected a series of impressions most scraped from those around me. With family in England, I’d often been there. Perched on the edge of the continent, the English watch their European cousins with what seems like bemusement and a mild contempt. And while that’s not surprising as it seems to be how the English perceive most countries in the world, it isn’t exactly the beaming positivity one wants to bring on one’s…