Category Archives: special shops

A Wonderful Shop in Paris

A la Mere de Famille (9tharrondissement) We often stop at the Faubourg 34, our go-to place for breakfast/a snack/an evening drink when we stay in Paris at Hotel Aida Opera, a couple of blocks down rue Richer. While sitting in … Continue reading

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Twinings Tea Room in Paris

Twinings Tea Room Feel like a little bit of England in the heart of Paris? Feel a hankering for the tea-room atmosphere and some tasty scones? Well, this is just the place. I have been into the WH Smith English … Continue reading

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La Trinitaine and Breton Galette Cookies

Good marketing by Cows (on Parade), and What’s in a Name? Biscuits, Galettes, Palets? La Trinitaine: Located at Kerluesse, Saint-Phillbert, Morbihan Last summer we spent some time in Brittany. We used a few different towns as bases to explore the … Continue reading

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Galeries Lafayette Has Shopping Season All Year

Holiday shopping frenzy season is about to be upon us. But, for some people, shopping really is retail therapy, and Paris has lots to offer. Going to the huge department store, the Galeries Lafayette, is an event in itself, a … Continue reading

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