Paris Snaps

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Favorite French Things

The American love affair with French culture is a longstanding one, and I realized pop culture has been helping me join in for quite some time. Here are a few reasons beyond the sparkling Tour Eiffel why I love this other nation of red, white, and blue. Ever After Courage, loyalty, Angelica Houston’s soul-piercing glare…need I say […]

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St. Sul Peace

There is a church whose towers I have admired on every visit to Paris, but I never knew what was connected to them. But today, I finally tracked down the towers closely enough to step inside the church below them. And thus I was introduced to St. Sulpice. I felt peaceful inside. The entire story […]

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Practicalities : Paris Transport

For someone who comes from a town where public transportation is nigh nonexistent, Paris’s Metro is a dream. There are multiple ways to take advantage of the subway system, and the best option can depend on the length of your stay. As I’ve had a longer time in Paris than in most destinations (10 days), […]

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The Right Steps

If I had turned right instead of left… I may have ended up further west along the Seine than on the east. I may have stumbled upon the swing dancing on the banks of the river before I ever would have made it to the salsa, and I may have spent the night Lindy-Hopping instead […]

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