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Offline Map APPS to Keep Your Trip Organized

Maps or APPS or APPS with Maps: Does anyone still use paper maps or is everyone using APPS ? The answer is Yes! to both. There are ...

France Travel Info City Guide

France Travel Info wants to help you make vacation memories in France! How will we do this? To start with, we will share our travels ...

Parc Monceau – a bit of England in Paris

Parc Monceau is a lovely little park in the 8th arrondissement. Slightly more than one-third the size of Luxembourg Gardens which was ...

Art Nouveau

Art Nouveau – Avenue Rapp in Paris’ 7th Arrondissement

When did Art Nouveau in Paris turn into a passion for me? It had to be when I saw this door on an internet post. Isn’t it the most amazing piece of architecture you have ever seen?  This incredible architecture on Avenue Rapp is close to the Eiffel Tower. It is definitely some of my most favorite Art ...

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Le Passe-Muraille

The History behind Le Passe-Muraille Le Passe-Muraille is a short story by Marcel Aymé (1902-1967) which is forever immortalized in a small square on rue Norvins in Paris. Le Passe-Muraille loosely translates as “walk through walls”. The statue in Place Marcel Aymé, which passes through the ...

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Traveling Infant- Ideas for a Smooth Flight

How to enjoy a vacation when traveling with an infant! One of my readers was so kind as to not only share some of her family vacation memories with me but she also shared her ideas for her traveling infant. Brilliant! She has some great ideas that are so thoughtful and practical. Traveling Infant - ...

A Family Vacation- One Reader’s Trip

What an enchanting French family vacation this sweet couple has shared with me and I, in turn, am delighted to share it with you! Facebook brought us together and I'm delighted to be able to share some highlights from their vacation in France. After messaging me for ideas for a "non-touristy" vacation ...

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C’est Le 14 Juillet

Not being in France for Le 14 Juillet celebration fills me with nostalgia. Our first July 14th celebration in France is such a wonderful memory for me. This French holiday, referred to sometimes as Bastille Day,  provides some of my favorite memories of our summer visits to France. Our first Bastille ...

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Tour de France 2016, recapping Stages 1-9

Recapping the Tour de France 2016 – what have we seen thus far in this 103rd Tour de France? It’s been an exciting week! A favorite rider withdrew and there have been several photo finishes. Today is a rest day so it’s a good day to take a look back at a few of the highlights. [caption ...