Category Archives: Paris

E – Eclairs

If you ever travel to France, promise me you’ll put “eat an eclair” somewhere at the top of your list. Then, after you’ve thoroughly enjoyed one, please explain to me what all the fuss is about. Allow me to clarify. … Continue reading

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A – Aerial Views of Paris

For all the time I’ve spent in Paris, I’ve always been reluctant to visit the top of the Eiffel Tower. Why? Because the queues are too damn long! I don’t care if there’s a pot of gold on the other … Continue reading

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Oysters and Christmas in Paris…

Sure, we feast on egg nog, candy canes, and fruit cake for Christmas in North America, but in France they have oysters! During my 2010 Christmas in Paris, I was pleasantly surprised to find out that oysters are a food … Continue reading

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Why I Love Paris…

The Eiffel Tower at night. It’s like a great big Christmas Tree…

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The Mother of All Falafels

For years I’d heard about L’As du Fallafel over in the Marais (a popular French district), but it took me forever to get my butt over there. MAN, am I ever glad I finally did… These guys don’t mess around … Continue reading

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Paris, the Place of Pleasant Surprises…

While walking down Boulevard de S├ębastopol last night, I heard a stranger from behind, calling to me. Now, during my many visits to Paris, I have found that walking the city streets can be quite the education. One of the … Continue reading

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Sushi, Je T’aime !

During my previous visits to Paris, I must admit that I have been reluctant to try the sushi. Living in California and feasting on first-rate sushi over the years has left me spoiled, to say the least. However, during this … Continue reading

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