Mornings in Paris are often the most magical, otherworldly, times to be out…the air, scents and sounds are enhanced and different as the city wakes and wipes the night’s sealant from its eyes. Here, veggies await the start of the day at resto on ‘theatre row’, la rue de la Gaîté.. la rue de la […]

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Small Paris Secret: There ARE many free activities! Example #34? The Louvre! Free on the first Sunday of every month! 60secondparis.com discovers & shares unknown authentic Paris: watch the site for real insider intel (not hot boutiques/restos, or 100€ dessert fads). Real Paris for real Travelers!  ..that Parisians also adore. Louvre’s English site http://www.louvre.fr/en Happy […]

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PARIS: The exquisite Sq.Montsouris. An old, roughly-hewn, undulating uneven milti-coloured pavée road, more amusement park ride than road.   If you do ONE thing here, let this be it. One of the quintessential tiles in the magical mosaic that is Paris! ** (Look for Video & Photo-Essay on Feb 25th) If you know others in […]

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Is it unforgivable to suggest Paris is little more than an assemblage of gardens? A unique, creatively wrought and highly imaginative sprawling collection to be sure and, one which includes as representative examples, the over-sized, the small, the ornate corporate and pedestrian, the well-trodden but also –and here’s where you need hyper-vigilance, the private, hidden, […]

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  Is it unforgivable to suggest Paris is little more than an assemblage of gardens? A unique, creatively wrought and highly imaginative sprawling collection to be sure and, one which includes as representative examples, the over-sized, the small, the ornate corporate and pedestrian, the well-trodden but also –and here’s where you need hyper-vigilance, the private, […]

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text css_animation=”top-to-bottom”]  Sure, its your resto. Ergo, name it whatever you like. But, maybe think a bit about the effect said privilege may illicit on potential clientele. To wit: BLOOD  . ….what were they thinking? Didn’t pop in but assume it ain’t vegetarian. Maybe fast-food with a blood-donor drive thru window? Web says its […]

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Where did Henry Miller write Tropic of Cancer? Yes, Paris, but just where in Paris? Well, right here! Tho’ we assume he spent time (hint, hint) in many other locales… This house (am unsure if it was the same colour, then)…was where Miller penned TOC between 1930 & 1934. His Paris life was well, dissimilar […]

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