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Remembering the Beat Hotel Paris

I like Messy Nessy’s blog. There are so many off the beaten track posts, and this one is one of them – a love letter to the “Beat Hotel” in Paris. 209 more words


The central Market in St Germain en Laye!

Let me bring you back to my previous beloved Yvelines dept 78 in the ïle de France region. It is a magical region of many castles and monuments attesting to the monarchial powers of France and one major reason folks keep coming to visit us. 541 more words


EU 2019 Day 2: Climbing the Eiffel Tower

I wake up at 6:30 am on Tuesday morning, and I’m still pretty groggy. In reality it’s still only 12:30 am at home. So this is still a struggle to wake up and be alive this morning. 2,077 more words


Ladurée Goes Vegan

Ladurée is a staple of the French pastry industry and the concept maker of Macarons dessert, thanks to its owner Pierre Desfontaines who in the middle of the 19th century, thought of taking two macarons shells and joining them with a delicious… 117 more words


Go with the guilt. Go with the fear. Go anyway.

Some of us are fearless. I am not fearless. I’ve never been fearless. My mother knew this when I was a young girl. She’d ask me to recite… 1,225 more words


J'adore Paris

Oh Paris, how I love thee.  I’ve been planning a Paris travel guide for some time, but it always seems daunting to distill my favorite city into a single post, as I could wax poetic for hours.  767 more words