Posts Tagged ‘Jenna-Marie Warnecke’

Food Tours of Paris

Paris is teeming with culinary delights both savory and sweet, and one can easily spend her entire travel budget eating her way around town. But for a unique insider’s view on what to devour in the City of Light […]

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Paris Restaurants: Le Restaurant des Poètes

Paris restaurants, while revered the world over for their distinctive deliciousness whether traditional or modern, are not typically known for warm and welcoming service. Though I’ve rarely had a rude […]

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Paris Restaurants: Shake n’ Smash

All too many Paris restaurants have the problem of being just about the food. Likewise, most Paris bars are just about the drinks and ambience. And plenty of Paris concert halls only care about the music. But what if […]

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Paris restaurants: the interior at 180

Paris Restaurants: 180

When looking for Paris restaurants, it’s not often that you find one that’s hip and sleek, and has a killer view of the Eiffel Tower. Rarer still is that such a restaurant would bother to open for only six months. Yet […]

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Paris Travel: Getting to and from the Airport

So you’re all prepared for Paris travel. You can’t wait to wander the halls of the Louvre and the winding streets of Montmartre, and don’t forget that famous tower, equally beautiful in the day or at night. But hold your horses: How are you going to get there from the airport? There are options for every price point, but each has its pros and cons. Here are a few ways to get between Paris and the airport.

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Paris Restaurants: Chamarré Montmartre

Living in the 18th Arrondissement, I’ve often wandered the hills tucked behind Sacré Coeur and past its many Paris restaurants, and in passing Chamarré Montmartre, I’ve looked upon its sleek terrace […]

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Five Paris Bars to See Live Music

From dance clubs to tiki bars, Paris offers a wide variety of bustling nightlife options. But if you’re in the mood for a good beverage with a side of live music, these versatile Paris bars will give you the jolt you […]

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Paris Gourmet: Hunting Down the Best Foodie Boutiques in Paris

There’s a lot to love about Paris—the art, the culture, the cheap wine—but for me, there is no greater Parisian joy than that of its stunningly simple, creative and satisfying flavors. From staples like cheese and tea to flamboyant add-ons like mustard and fruit preserves, the French know how to turn eating into a sensual experience. No trip to the City of Light is complete without a visit to one of the many Paris gourmet boutiques. Here are the best and brightest.

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Remarkable Rues: Rue Lepic

The wonderful Parisian neighborhood of Montmartre is tucked into the arm of rue Lepic, a historic street that winds around the famous hill. Historical figures such as Vincent van Gogh and Jean-Baptiste […]

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Le Comptoir Général, a bar in Paris

Coziest Paris Bars

As winter descends on Paris and the temperature falls with the rain (and even snow), it’s hard to motivate oneself to get out of the house or hotel. And once you’ve been outside, wandering the chilly streets beneath an umbrella, there’s nothing that sounds better than a nice cocktail, a fireplace and a plush couch. For these wintry days, there are cozy Paris bars for every kind of Paris girl.

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Paris Art: Sensuality and Spirituality by Jean-Jacques Henner

The Paris art scene can sometimes be overwhelming, from ancient classics at the Louvre down to up-and-coming artists

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Paris art: a pleurant figurine at Musée de Cluny

Paris Art: Alabaster Tears at Musée de Cluny

In the metropolitan throng that is Paris, it’s sometimes easy to forget that this city is hundreds of years old and has seen as many changes in attitude and era as there have been centuries of occupants. But a trip to Musée de Cluny can instantly transport you back to the Middle Ages, with its ancient upholstery art, eroded sculptures and dazzling stained-glass rooms.

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Music in Paris: Disquaire Day 2013

Since 2007, the world has celebrated Record Store Day, a way to honor and raise awareness for those beautiful little music stores selling vinyl and CDs. Though the celebration began in the United States, it is held all over the world every third Saturday in April. Sure enough, vinyl shops new and old selling music in Paris will be taking part in the fête, with special deals and free concerts all over town on Disquaire Day, which is April 20. Here’s where to go and what to see.

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Paris tours: Café des Deux Moulins in Montmartre

Paris Tours: Unbeatable Attractions in the 18th

The 18th is one of the largest arrondissements of Paris, from the seemingly endless hills and stairs of Montmartre to the vibrant North African neighborhood known

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Hands-On French Pastries: Macaron Classes at Cook’n with Class

I’m known among my friends as an exacting and judgmental connoisseur of macarons, those famous French pastries. I’ve tried nearly every macaron shop in Paris and have

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