Category Archives: Paris

Faubourg 34—Our “Local Place”

Learning to be a local at Faubourg 34, situated at 34 Rue du Faubourg Montmartre (9th) The last few times we were in Paris we’ve stayed at the Hotel Aida Opera (rue Richer, in the 9th) and have been very happy … Continue reading

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More Wonderful Sculptures in Paris

As you probably know by now, we love outdoor art and outdoor sculptures. So, we were delighted to find another one in the Tuileries Garden that we hadn’t seen, or noted, before. It’s on the side of the Tuileries Garden that … Continue reading

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Covered Food Markets in Paris: La Chapelle

Covered Food Markets in Paris (All the photos are from La Chapelle) Besides tracking down the secret corners of Paris, or the quiet gardens, or the angels on buildings, my husband and I also love to find new markets, both … Continue reading

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Not a Station, but a Restaurant

Victoria Station, the Wagon Restaurant 11 Blvd Montmartre, opposite the Musee Grevin. Metro: Grands Boulevards, Line 8 or 9. This restaurant advertises its specials as pizzas au feu de bois (cooked on a wood fire) and grillades au feu de … Continue reading

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Things Change, Things Stay the Same

Café du Marché on rue Cler (7th arrondissement) Things change, things stay the same I’ve written about Café du Marché before, see here It’s always been one of our favorites for lunch, so we returned when we visited Paris … Continue reading

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Hotel Aida Opera, Paris

Hotel Aida Opera 11 rue Richer (9th), Metro: Line 7 Cadet; Line 8 and 9 Bonne Nouvelle, or Grands Boulevards This was our first time to stay in this hotel and on this trip we stayed here a few … Continue reading

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Around the Pompidou Centre

We are not particularly fond of modern/contemporary art so the Musée National d’Art Moderne (Europe’s largest museum of modern art), in the Centre Pompidou isn’t on our list of special places in Paris (sorry modern art lovers!). But, we love … Continue reading

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