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Paris A to Z part 3

Paris A to Z part 3

And so we continue our promenade through the alphabet of Magical Paris… This is the third in the series of posts adapted from the Special Categories section of the book Magical Paris: Over 100 Things To Do Across Paris. The updated edition of Magical Paris will be...

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Paris A to Z, part 2

Paris A to Z, part 2

It’s time for another A to Z skip across Paris, discovering tips and treasures that will enrich your visit. Last time we covered Antiques, Family-Friendly, Flea markets, Open markets, and organic markets. (see blog post Paris A to Z part I) Today your tour will...

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Christmas in Paris!

Christmas in Paris!

Merry Christmas from Paris! Surrounding you and extending all the way down the Champs Elysées to the Arc of Triumph is a glowing river of color, making you forget the chill in the air. Lights wink at you from the trees lining the majestic avenue, and it seems...

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Paris A to Z  part 1

Paris A to Z part 1

Paris A to Z….This post would be much too long if I were to include everything, so I’ll unfold a sampling of some known, unknown, quirky, interesting, and wonderful things Paris has to offer. Here you’ll find antiques, family-friendly ideas, flea markets, and open...

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Cool Paris

Cool Paris

I just thought it would be fun to take a stroll through some of my favorite slightly older photos of Paris. I tried to choose some more unusual viewpoints. Hope you enjoy them! Here's one that surprised me as much as it probably did you!Park of LaVillette in the 19th...

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Another World… La Défense

Another World… La Défense

It's not Oz, it's La Défense! Looking out from the Eiffel Tower to the west, you’ll see a far-away cluster of skyscrapers. You might wonder if a mini New York City was transplanted there. No, it’s La Défense. If you’ve taken public transportation in Paris, you’ve...

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