Paris Syndrome or Just Simply Wrong Timing?

A photo of Eiffel Tower in France. The weather is so beautiful with clear blue sky.
Photo by Thorsten technoman:

Paris syndrome is a sense of extreme disappointment exhibited by some individuals when visiting Paris, who feel that the city was not what they had expected. The condition is commonly viewed as a severe form of culture shock.

It was Sunday, the 3rd of July, 2022. My first ever visit to France. A hectic time…



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Judith Uusi-Hakimo

Judith Uusi-Hakimo


A Nurse by profession. A mother of three and a wife of one. A storyteller and an aspiring writer.