Étiquette : Paris je t’aime

Mariage Frères Tea Room on Rue Clerc

It was on a sizzling hot summer day that my friend Lindsey and I stumbled upon an absolute haven of air conditioning and afternoon treats. Mariage Frères had installed a new tea room on the lower end of rue Clerc about a year prior to our recent visit. It was a welcoming wave of cool air that greeted us as… Read more →

Breakfast at Ladurée

Forget Breakfast at Tiffanys.. We do Breakfast at Ladurée! (And it’s not just devouring a croissant while we gaze in the window). Oh no, we go in, take a seat and order! One of my favorite places to go for a sweet treat is of course the one and only French macaron mecca : Ladurée. My gal pal Paula and… Read more →

Le Cadeau Français – Gift Boxes for Paris Lovers!

Every day as I arrive to work I pass down a small street in the 8th arrondissement in central Paris and I pass by little restaurants and shops and offices. And it’s also where I discovered a new Parisian product that appeals so much to me I felt it absolutely necessary to share it with my readers on the blog… Read more →

10 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know About the Eiffel Tower

You know I love the Eiffel Tower. What Paris expat doesn’t?!? So I thought it was about time I posted another article about this lovely iron lady. read on and you will have some interesting things to say during your water cooler break, about our giant sparkling four-legged tower. You’re welcome. In 1925 a crook named Victor Lustig swindled some investors… Read more →

Pause Paris

There is the ‘pause café’…  ‘pause clope’ … ‘pause sanwich’ … ‘pause pipi’ … and perhaps a myriad of other reasons to take a small break ‘pause’ that the French have turned into a miniature event during the day, or almost. In addition to all of these little breaks and pauses, I would like to instigate the ‘pause Paris’. A… Read more →

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