Category Archives: For Kids

Rue Cler — Antique Show and More (Gourmet)

Searching for silver, fine china, goblets of Baccarat, antique necklaces, old framed art pieces and other fine brocante pieces?  The next fabulous antique and brocante show will be on Rue Cler in the upper-crust 7th Arrondissement of Paris, on May 12and 13th.  Nearly 100 antique and brocante vendors will be lined up near the Ecole Militaire […]
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Le Marais

A man with a flowing beard, wearing a black fedora, with strings (tziztit) running down the side of his pants carries a black siddur (prayer book) in his hand as he leaves shul (synagogue).  A bar with a rainbow flag and male patrons is starting happy hour.  Young women wearing the newest fashion and six-inch […]
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Place Dauphine — A Quiet Pocket of Paris

Situated off of the Pont Neuf bridge, Place Dauphine is without a doubt one of the most beautiful hidden spots in Paris — a tiny pocket immune from loud tourists or the busy “Quai” off the Seine river.  A mere 102 meters in length, Place Dauphine, in the shape of a triangle, is buttressed by tall old […]
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Salon du Chocolate (Paris)

From October 20-24, this premier chocolate festival, Salon du Chocolate, at Port de Versailles should not be missed by anyone who loves chocolate.   All of the prestigious chocolatiers will be at this event, and a kids workshop and exhibition is held everyday from 10 am-7 pm.  Every year my kids would go and come back with chocolate […]
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Jardins du Palais Royal

I managed to spend almost a year hearing and reading about the seemingly mythical Jardins du Palais Royal. Yet I was continually unable to find an entrance. Every time I walked down to the Place Colette, I was faced by the beautiful Théâtre du Palais Royal, with its colourful, stripy awnings, but there were no […]
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La Fête Foraine du Jardin des Tuileries

If you have wandered near the Louvre or Jardin des Tuileries lately, you will notice an exciting addition on the rue du Rivoli wing, and a rather large one at that! La Fête Foraine is the temporary summer carnival implanted by le mairie of Paris for those looking for an entertaining night out with the […]
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