Category Archives: a good day with kids

Palais Garnier (Opera Garnier)

One of my favorite tours that I took in Paris was of the Palais Garnier (8 Rue Scribe, 75009). Not only is it gorgeous (and just a stone throw's away from the grand department stores), it has an intriguing history. Napoleon III was responsible for the plan to build a new Paris opera house with…
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Le Marché des Enfants Rouges

Head to Le Marché des Enfants Rouges in the northern Marais for a wide variety of fresh food options as well as some great people watching. The "Market of Red Children" was once home to an orphanage where the little residents wore red to designate their status. But today, it is reportedly the oldest covered…
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a good day to start

Today is a good day to start something new, so A BONJOUR begins with one of my most favorite memories in Paris. Cruising along La Seine is a fantastic way to see many of the historic sites in Paris including not only Le Tour Eiffel, but the Le Musée d'Orsay, Le Louvre and La Cathédrale Notre Dame. There…
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