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Rue Cler

One of the best gourmet shopping markets (marchés) in Paris is on Rue Cler, the same area Julia Child shopped when she lived in Paris in the early 1950s.  What is interesting about Rue Cler is that many of the same shops Julia favored and frequented are still in operation today.  The added advantage of Rue […]
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La Perle

Made famous by the dramatic downfall of John Galliano from his post at Dior, La Perle is a relaxed neighbourhood café and brasserie on the Rue Vieille du Temple in Le Marais. Walking away from the busy Rue des Francs Bourgeois and continuing northwards, the pavements are more densely lined with cutting edge designer boutiques and […]
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Le Marais

A man with a flowing beard, wearing a black fedora, with strings (tziztit) running down the side of his pants carries a black siddur (prayer book) in his hand as he leaves shul (synagogue).  A bar with a rainbow flag and male patrons is starting happy hour.  Young women wearing the newest fashion and six-inch […]
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Père Lachaise–Paris’Famous Cemetery

Pere La Chaise On a visit to this incredible place, you must disregard all of the connotations of a graveyard that you may have, as this is a place of serenity and of peace. If you need time for reflection, what better way to do so in a place so beautiful and in the open […]
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Paris Insights: An Anthology

Do you know that there is another river in Paris besides the Seine? Or why tons of sand are imported into the city every summer? Or a place where you can go for a massage, sauna, exfoliation, and tea room, but you might never think of it? All of the answers can be found in […]
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Angelina’s

Walking along Rue de Rivoli’s columned promenade with the Tuileries Gardens (Jardin des Tuileries) lining the other side of the street, you will pass by Angelina, right next to Le Meurice Hotel.  Founded in 1903 by the Austrian confectioner, Antoine Rumpelmayer, this salon de thé was coined in honor of Rumpelmayer’s daughter-in-law.  Angelina resembles any […]
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