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in bloom

In a blog post weeks ago, I shared with you my first-time visit to the jardin des plantes. With this post I promised an ‘after’ issue and since I’m one to keep promises, consider this one fulfilled because I went back today, and I even brought a friend. 198 more words

La Vie Au Pair


Even the tiniest shops in Paris take great pains when displaying their wares.  This is what makes exploring Paris on foot so gratifying.  There is a new design and artistic display at every turn. 33 more words


Dessert for Dinner? OKAY.

My dream has come true.  Dessert for dinner.  Every parents nightmare, yet every child’s dream.  

Chef Christophe Boucher has revolutionized the restaurant industry and created Paris’s first all-dessert restaurant,  299 more words


More Paris Nonsense

My sister and her husband visited for two weeks in February, and had chosen Paris, Rome, and Florence as their destinations. A better time couldn’t possibly have been had, but I had also chosen to take a break from this blog for a while. 1,218 more words



Don’t judge a book by it’s cover. This saying definitely holds for Candelaria, a ‘secret’ cocktailbar and one of our favorite cocktail spots in Paris, situated in the Northern Marais (or NoMa).  348 more words


Le coté sombre de la force... dans les marais

The dark side of the force… in the swamps© photo marc bourbon droits réservés – copyright marc bourbon all rights reserved.

Aérial Photography

Candy crush

A paradise for candy lovers opened in the Marais district in Paris. Chez Hélène is in a grocery store dedicated to sweet delights. The shop sells all kinds of treats: cookies, juices, jams, chocolate but especially candies. 75 more words


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Sweet tooth in Paris.