Philippa

Philippa Campsie

Philippa Campsie teaches in the urban planning program at the University of Toronto and believes that urban planners need to get out and walk if they are going to understand any city. She and her husband visit Paris regularly and write about it on their blog, "Parisian Fields." Philippa has created tours in both Toronto and Paris.

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by Philippa Campsie in Toronto
30 Sep 2015
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From the Green Ravines of Rosedale to the Glittering Towers of Yorkville

Distance 2mi
Duration 60min
1 rating

Most Canadian cities are defined by hills and mountains, but Toronto has an upside-down quality. Its ravines are its hidden treasures, and you have to seek them out.

On this walk, you'll cross over Rosedale Valley and wind your way into... More»


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Philippa
by Philippa Campsie in Paris
29 May 2015
Ledome

Finding the Lost Generation in Montparnasse

Distance 2mi
Duration 70min
4 ratings

This tour takes you through the haunts of writers and artists in 1920s Paris, including Ernest and Hadley Hemingway, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas, Amedeo Modigliani and Jeanne Hebuterne, Kiki de Montparnasse, the... More»


Philippa
by Philippa Campsie in Paris
30 Apr 2015
Coco chanel tuilleries

Coco Chanel's Paris

Distance 1mi
Duration 30min
3 ratings

Coco Chanel has been the subject of biographies, movies, television programs, and even books like “The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons from the World’s Most Elegant Woman.”

Born Gabrielle Chanel, she defied humble origins to... More»


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Philippa
by Philippa Campsie in Paris
04 Feb 2015
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Through fashionable Paris in the footsteps of Audrey Hepburn

Distance 2mi
Duration 80min
2 ratings

Audrey Hepburn owed her inimitable style to a lifelong love affair with Paris and its designers. She made five films here, starting with Funny Face in 1957. Love in the Afternoon came next, and after that there was Charade, Paris When It Sizzles,... More»


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