Tag: Paris

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A Guide to the Marais

The Marais is hands down 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 arrondissement and offers 17th century architecture, […]

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Two Perfect Days in Paris

I would happily live these two Paris itineraries over and over again if given the chance. Each incorporates everything I love to experience when I travel: good food, art, sight seeing, shopping and a little exercise. The Marais, where my family and I typically stay, would be an ideal jumping off […]

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Guide to Paris Part Un

Paris may very well 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 some grit and grime and diverse cultures and cuisines. This is precisely what makes it special. In addition to enjoying crêpes […]

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Guide to Paris Part Deux

Whether you’ve been once, ten times, or never; there’s always a reason to pine for Paris. Immortalized in countless films and books, areas like Montmartre, with its narrow roads winding up the hillside, and Île Saint Louis, with its spectacular views of the Seine and Notre Dame, are every bit […]

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Two French King-Themed Itineraries

I am not a historian, but I do love history. Part of the fun of visiting France is learning about its rulers and the magnificent structures they built and inhabited. French history has so much drama and intrigue. The more you see, the more certain names and timelines stick in […]