I always return from Paris with a clear head.

There's something about Paris that makes me feel calm and free. Maybe it's just psychological, since I've been going there so often the past six years, but whenever I return, I feel happy and free, I know exactly what I want and don't want (in work, in life), and this sense of self/peace/happiness seems somewhat untouchable.
"Observe Everything. Always think for yourself. Never let other people make important decisions for you." — from Bad News by Edward St. Aubyn