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Sunday Snapshot: Shakespeare & Company

    Shakespeare & Company is one of Paris’ oldest English speaking bookshops. Wander through the maze of rooms on the ground floor filled with books old and new, past rooms where aspiring writers can spend the night and up the rickety stairs to a little corner on the second floor. Here, where an old […]

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The Queen’s Theatre at Versailles

Sunday Snapshot:     Marie Antoinette loved to perform. As a child in Vienna her family had often put on performances and she wanted to keep this tradition alive whilst she was in France. In 1780 she had her favourite architect, Richard Mique, build this small private theatre, the Petite Théâtre de la Reine, so that performances […]

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10 Fabulous Restaurants in Paris

Food, glorious food…Paris definitely does not disappoint the tastebuds! Earlier in the year we were in Paris to watch the Paris marathon but this visit soon became an eat-a-thon! Where did we eat? Here  are ten of my favourite restaurants!   1. L’Agape Substance This fabulous restaurant is a relatively new player in the eating game but one with impeccable […]

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Rue Montorgueil Food Market

I love food markets so you can imagine how excited I was when I realised that we were staying about fifty metres from Rue Montorgueil, one of the oldest market streets in central Paris. It is one of the few reminders of the Les Halles covered market area before it was replaced in 1975 by a […]

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