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Where to Shop and Stay in Paris’ Place de la Madeleine Neighborhood

While Paris has amazing shopping all around the city, most of my favorite shops are somewhat spread out in different arrondissements and require a special trip. But there is one area of Paris that is an epicenter of unique shopping, where in a ten minute stroll you’ll stumble upon a variety of great shops all […]

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Women’s Packing List for London and Paris Spring/Summer Travels

Figuring out a packing list for spring and early summer travels in Europe can be tricky– temperatures can vary so greatly you may not be sure what to wear and can easily result in that dreaded over packing. I am obsessive about packing light (more room for souvenirs!) so I keep my packing list for […]

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musee carnavalet, Paris

Tasteful French Souvenirs from the Best Paris Museum You’ve Never Heard of

Yes I love the Musee D’Orsay, L’Orangerie and even the Louvre. But after several visits to Paris, I’ve covered all the must-see museums– each of which requires a hefty entrance fee and a substantial time commitment. Now on my return visits to Paris, I skip the big name museums and instead head for the Marais, […]

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