Your first-time-to-Paris friend
So she’s a Paris Virgin and you’re not. Don’t feel obliged to go to the Eiffel Tower or Notre Dame with her. Drop her off so she can visit the sites, then meet her later for lunch.
Classic Art Lover’s Paris
Many artists have come to Paris to become inspired, so can you!
Modern Art Lover’s Paris
Its not just New York and Shanghai that boast a vibrant modern art scene, Paris remains true to her artistic soul.
The list of famous writers who made Paris home is endless starting at Balzac and ending with Oscar Wilde.
Stop by 27 rue de Fleurus where Stein had her famous salons and then stop in for a coffee at the nearby Café Vavin.
Be sure to go to Shakespeare & Company, peruse around the eclectic wonderland of a bookstore buy a book and have it stamped on the way out.
What to do with mom?
Mothers and daughters should each have the opportunity to spend a week together in Paris.
Your teenage daughter
Keeping a teenager happy in the city of light is easier than you think.
There are more than half a million children in Paris, so no, it’s not just for lovers!
Start with the Luxembourg gardens, historically and to this day the most loved spot for Parisian kiddies.
Choose from the merry go-round, the jungle gym playground, marionette shows, donkey rides or sailing a mini boat or all of the above.
Drink a lot of chocolate chaud in winter or glace in summer and teach her how to order in French.
Ride the big ferris wheel in winter or any of the carneval rides in summer at the place de la Concorde and the Tuileries.
Buy some treats for the plane home at A La Mere de la Famille, the most elegant candy store in the world!