Outside, Mallory tells Leah that she feels bad because her family made a huge effort to get to France and now she has to blow them off for work. Well, it's called a responsibility or a previous engagement. I'm sure they will understand. Also, are you working twenty-four hours per day? I'm sure you can squeeze in some time with family. Mallory asks why they have to be in the office every day, at times that take up the whole day. Yeah, it sucks to have a job. Shut up, Mallory. Mallory interviews that they are also going on vacation, which cuts into her family time even more.
Mallory rides the Metro with her cousin. Mallory interviews that she's trying to budget her time in order to balance being in the office, spending time with family, and getting her reviews done. Am I supposed to feel sorry for her? Because I totally don't. Mallory tries to convince her cousin to go to one of the bars she needs to review.
Leah interviews that they've been hired by Frommer's to review sites in Paris for the MTV crowd. She doesn't say exactly that, but you know that's the idea. The roommates go to some clubs. Chris interviews that Brice wants "a new, fresh outlook" on the city. I hope by "new" and "fresh," Brice meant "uninformed" and "semi-literate." Ace writes a review on a napkin. Christina interviews that their deadline has been pushed up four hours because of their vacation, which she finds "exhausting." Yes, those extra four hours make all the difference in the world. Future people who go on this show, let me offer you some advice: Don't complain. You get to live rent-free in a cool city with few responsibilities. Complaining comes off as whiny. On second thought, I would advise you not to go on the show at all, but no one listens to me on that one.
Monique and Alex, the travel coordinators (identified by on-screen text), pass out travel information packets. For the benefit of our radio audience, Chris explains that Monique and Alex are the travel coordinators. Monique goes through the itinerary, which includes Nice, Venice, Florence, Rome, and then skiing in Switzerland. Adam interviews that everyone is excited. Monique works in the product placement by mentioning the Eurail pass and Polaroid photos. Christina interviews that she's excited about the vacation, but that she wants to take care of their assignment first, so she wants everyone to submit his or her work by 10:00 PM.