Category Archives: Paris

Photos of the Week – Spring in Paris

We have just spent a week in Paris and are returning to Blois tomorrow for two weeks. I’m so looking forward to it! Although spring is present in Paris, it pales in comparison with the Loire Valley! Here are some … Continue reading

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Weekly Blogger Round-Up: Love Locks in Paris – Developing a wine palate – Exercising apparel in France

Already time for my Weekly Blogger Round-Up. I’m sure you know about the love locks on the Pont des Arts in Paris. Lisa Anselmo and Lisa Taylor Huff, guest posting for Out and About in Paris, explain why they are … Continue reading

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Weekly Blogger Round-Up: Advantages of Paris in Winter – Surprising Things about Istanbul – Eating Rules for French Children

In this week’s Blogger Round Up, Carolyn from My Sydney Paris Life shares nine big reasons to love Paris in winter (even though it hasn’t snowed this year); Jo Karnaghan from Frugal First Class Traveler takes us to Istanbul in … Continue reading

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Photos of the Week – Reflections at Dusk

I know we could do without the scaffolding in the middle but the Buren columns between the Cour Constitutionnelle and the Palais Royal gardens remain photogenic no matter the weather!  

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Photos of the Week – Sun in Paris in Winter

We have been starved for sun in Paris recently so when it came out at last this weekend, I had a field day! The Bourse du Commerce is beautiful inside as well!

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Photo of the Week – Giant Lampshades

As I turned the corner of rue Aboukir the other evening, I suddenly saw all these wonderful giant lampshades. They were part of a soft-furnishings exhibition during Paris Fashion Week. I thought they were a very clever idea and were … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Palais Royal on a wet winter morning

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Place de la République

They’ve been fixing up Place de la République for ages but I only saw it finished very recently and I don’t see what they’ve really achieved, except for reducing traffic. It doesn’t look anything like the architectural sketches published by the … Continue reading

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Weekly Blogger Round-Up: Renovating a château – Visiting Southern Italy – No pants in the Paris metro

Welcome to this week’s Blogger Round-Up. Three posts caught my eye immediately this week. The first, by Janine Marsh from The Good Life France, tells the story of an Australian couple who have bought a château in the south of … Continue reading

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Photos of the Week – Tuileries Gardens in December on a sunny day

 

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