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City, Paris

Paris Travel Guide Part Un

Experience Paris like a local by visiting these bakeries, restaurants, museums and shops. Paris may be the world’s most beautiful city, but it is not simply the idyllic movie set many have come to expect. It is a big city with grit and grime and diverse cultures and cuisines. This is precisely […]

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Adventure

An Epic Baja Road Trip

Justin and I went on a Baja road trip with our intrepid friends and their two kids a while back. We swam with whale sharks, cooked clams we found on the beach and drank incredible wine. It was one of our most inexpensive vacations but also one of the most […]

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City, Paris

A Great Two Hour Tour of the Louvre

See the highlights with this manageable tour. By Justin Chiotti A visit to the Louvre is amazing, inspiring and overwhelming. You’ll find yourself breezing past masterpieces on your way to other masterpieces. Don’t worry, it’s natural and unavoidable to feel this way. It would take over two months to see the entire museum […]

Family

Six Must-Buys for Travel With Kids

Having the right gear can make a big difference when you travel with kids. Here are six stylish items that will make the journey as stress-free as possible. Traveling with a child is more challenging plain and simple: You have to bring a lot more, and you have their needs […]

City, Paris, Video

A Guide to the Marais

The Marais is my favorite neighborhood in Paris. I lived there for two years and it’s still where my husband and I try to find an apartment each time we visit. The Marais, meaning marsh in French, includes the 3rd and 4th arrondissements and offers 17th-century architecture, the city’s best […]