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10 Must-Try Sweets in Paris

Gallery10 Must-Try Sweets in Paris<p>Paris is heaven for anyone with a sweet tooth, but you already knew that. We spent the last few weeks eating our way through the city and visiting some of our favorite bakeries. From the big names like Pierre Hermé and Ladurée to the smaller spots like Au Panetier, …

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Word of Mouth: Paris

On a recent trip to Paris we had the chance to see a first-time visitor fall in love with the City of Lights. Crashing with locals, our group took the obligatory (but no less bewitching) trips to bistros, cafes, cathedrals and grand museums—but also managed to squeeze in a few more clandestine …

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A Wonderful Trip To France - First Stop Paris

<b>Bonjour mes amis!</b> I am back from France and I had an amazing and delicious time with mes enfants - my daughter A and my son D. I have so much to tell - but don't want to overwhelm you with everything all at once. Rather, let's take things slowly so you can enjoy the journey. I'll start with a blog …

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14 Tips to Make the Most of Your Trip to Paris

As Audrey Hepburn famously said in the film <i>Sabrina</i>, "Paris is always a good idea." We couldn't agree more.<p>Whether you know it as the city of light, love or one of your bucket list destinations, Paris will leave you longing to return for more.<p>Our deal experts have strolled along the Champs-Elysees, …

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The Best Bakeries in Paris: Baguettes, Loaves, and More

01 of 09<p><b>Address:</b> 38 rue des Abbesses<b><br>Tel.:</b> 33 (0)1 46 06 41 81<b><br>Metro:</b> Abbesses<br>Visit the website<p>Winner of the 2010 prize for Best Baguette in Paris, …

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The Eiffel Tower is one of Paris' many romantic attractions.<p>(Photo: Creatas Images/Creatas/Getty Images )<p>According to a 2005 survey by "Modern Bride" magazine, as quoted by Grace Wong in CNN Money, Paris, sometimes called the "City of Love," is one of the world’s most popular honeymoon …

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The Best Picnic Spots & Provisions in Paris

by Catherine Down<p><i>Image via MartinBleek on Flickr</i><p>To Dejeuner sur l'herbe is a fine art, and Paris is packed with ideal picnic locations. But where to buy the food and wine? Here's Paris by Mouth's selection of the best stops for portable picnic provisions (cheese, charcuterie, breads, sweets, …

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Where to Find Free WiFi Hotspots in Paris: Guide

Need to get online fast? Since international roaming 3G and 4G is expensive, many travelers opt out from using their phone data to surf the web while …

4 More Outstanding Day Trips from Paris

Paris is surrounded by spectacular destinations well worth spending a day outside the City of Light. But for those who’ve been to Giverny or Reims …

Where to Eat (and Drink) in Paris Now

It may be a cool spring in Paris, but the bistro scene is hot as ever. These five newcomers, each with its own distinct ambiance and character, have …

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Tips from the Jet Set: How to Do Paris Right

<i>From the desk of Style Guru and Jet Setter, Pepita Diamand</i><p>They say that Paris is the world’s most visited city and judging by the amount of far-flung …

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My Favorite Places to Drink Coffee in Paris

GalleryMy Favorite Places to Drink Coffee in Paris<p>Before I'd ever been to Paris, I'd heard horror stories about their espresso and rumors that it was impossible to get a good cup of drip coffee there. Yet, on that first day in The City of Light, bleary-eyed and half-conscious right off the …

Best Coffee Shops in Paris

Coffee lovers take note: Paris has finally caught the global gourmet coffee wave, with new cafés serving up brews worth leaving home for, and some …

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Snapshots from Paris: Ice Cream at Berthillon

GallerySnapshots from Paris: Ice Cream at Berthillon<p>There's a reason that Berthillon is the most famous <i>glacier</i> (ice cream maker) in Paris. And that reason is their wild strawberry sorbet. No, wait: it's their <i>caramel au gingembre</i> ice cream (it tastes like a ginger snap). Or the <i>agenaise</i>. Definitely …

Paris Attempts to Curb Rudeness with New Manual - Vagabondish

Paris has a reputation for its treatment of tourists. Despite, or perhaps because of, being among the most desirable destinations on tourists’ …

Sugar Rush: Paris Baguette's 'Tiramisu Pastry,' a Cream-Filled, Chocolate-Dusted Croissant

On a recent visit to Paris Baguette, I came across an interesting looking pastry simply called "tiramisu pastry." The funny part, and the aspect that made it interesting, is that it looks absolutely nothing like a tiramisu—or any other well-known pastry for that matter. As it turns out, it was the …

Photography: an alternative view of Paris – in pictures

A far cry from the Eiffel Tower's oft-photographed silhouette, JH Engström's book Sketch of Paris reveals the rough edges and blurred lines of a true portrait. After a childhood spent in the Swedish countryside, a 19-year-old Engström shirked the Paris of well-thumbed tourist guides in favour of …

Paris for beginners: Read this before you go!

The French are different from you and me. To start with, they have better manners. "It's acceptable to order a hamburger," my friend Sarah explained. "But you must always eat it with a knife and fork. French people believe that touching your food is disgusting."<p>Sarah, lucky girl, lives and works in …

From Paris With Love: Part Trois

Bringing you the latest in global travel, Marie Claire was très chic in Paris, exploring the city's oldest bakery to balcony hopping, for the week of August 5. Check back with us every Monday to catch the latest in international hot spots.<p>Bringing you the latest in global travel, Marie Claire has …

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13 Free Museums in Paris: Art & Culture On a Budget

01 of 13<p>The Musée Carnavalet's fascinating permanent collection is a must for both history buffs and those interested in learning about the long, …

Visiting Paris on a Budget: Money-Saving Tips & Tricks

01 of 08<p>8 Great Money-Saving Tips and Tricks<p>Paris can be an incredibly expensive city. It is, after all, renowned for its luxury goods, gourmet …

A Coffee Geek's Guide to the Best Coffee in Paris, France

Following up last month's post on greater waves in the Parisian coffee scene, I offer this guide to some of the best spots to drink quality coffee when in lovely Paris in the spring (or any time of year). With honorable mentions given to Black Market, Café Lomi, Craft, and the venerable Coutume—all …

The Coolest Places To Eat, Drink, And Play In Paris

No, we're not talking about Bognor Regis — we're talking about Paris, duh! And, now is the time to steal a weekend away from your social calendar, for we've planned your mini city break, and it's got youshopping, sipping, and dining like a local — with not a tourist in sight, we promise.First stop …

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Eiffel Tower<p>(Photo: eiffel tower 9 image by Stanislav Halcin from Fotolia.com )<p>Visitors to Paris may wish to explore parts of the city with a personal tour guide. These guides post information concerning tour offerings and availability on the Internet. A personal tour guide may provide additional …

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Paris by zeppelin: Slow flight over spectacular sights

PARIS — It is almost a spiritual experience — the slow ascent as if a hermit from ancient India is doing a slow-motion rope trick; then the gradual flying that puts you on a transcendental plane and finally, the smooth landing, which brings you back to earth after a high. In a flight aboard a giant …

Mr. Mickey's Twenty-Seven Minute Walking Tour of Paris - PAPER

If you're a culture vulture with an unquenchable thirst for museums, monuments and other fancy fixtures, it can be overwhelming to try and see all that a cultural capital like Paris, France has to offer. Mr. Mickey recently spent 18 hours in the City of Light and was determined to prove you can see …