Countdown to WordCamp EU

WordCamp Europe 2017 in Paris

One month from today, the entire YIKES team will be landing in Paris a few days before WordCamp Europe (en français), a first for us all. My love for Paris, French, and WordPress intersecting has inspired me to create an ongoing blog series leading up to #WCEU. I will keep it brief although there is much to say on all three topics.

  1. WordCamp EU Highlight of the Day: What is WordCamp Europe?
  2. Paris Idea of the Day: Île de la Cité
  3. Simple French of the Day: Bonjour, Au Revoir, Merci

1. What is WordCamp Europe?

WordCamp Europe is a huge global WordPress conference. WordCamps are community organized events for anyone involved in WordPress. Whether you are a casual user, designer, developer, blogger, project manager, or the child of parents who run a WordPress agency, you will find something to learn, share, think about from attending a WordCamp. Introverts and extroverts alike, Bourbon loving or non-alcohol drinking, this global community has a space for you.

2. Île de la Cité

With countless places to see in Paris, my first stop, especially after a long plane ride, is a stroll around the indescribably beautiful Île de la Cité. I love Notre-Dame de Paris, the small, winding streets, the views of Paris. Looking forward to taking our daughter back to Berthillon for ice cream.

Île de la Cité (fr) | Île de la Cité (en)

3. Bonjour, Au Revoir, Merci

It has been a long time (30 years this year) since I spent any real time in France. Since 1987, I have returned only three times.

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