Category Archives: Paris

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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Angels of Paris

We found a wonderful little book called “Angels of Paris” by Rosemary Flannery. So now, as part of our quest to get to know this city in more depth, we’ve decided to look for some of these angels each time … Continue reading

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New to Us in Paris: La Paella

Paris has thousands (at least) of places to eat, in all categories and prices. For new visitors it’s likely they are following a guidebook and a recommendation from someone. We still do that sometimes, as a couple of our non-mainstream … Continue reading

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Chalk Artist

“Life without art is stupid” Paris, the same as many cities around the world that play host to thousands/millions of tourists, is well known for street buskers and entertainers, all hoping to earn a few coins from those passing by. … Continue reading

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Tuileries Garden Statues

Tuileries Garden (Jardin des Tuileries) I’ve written about the Tuileries Garden in Paris before, but these gardens are so lovely and so popular that I want to feature them again, although here I’ll focus on a few of the statues … Continue reading

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