Posts Tagged ‘Marché aux Puces’

Paris Flea Markets: Marché aux Puces St.-Ouen de Clignancourt

There’s just no place like the marché aux puces, aka the Paris flea markets, especially at Clignancourt, the largest Paris market and one of the best shopping resources in the world.

Strolling the markets is the perfect way to spend an afternoon, cutting through little streets and alleys, admiring the curated collections dealers have laid out. But there’s another side to the market that most people don’t get to see, one that’s not as picture perfect but where dealers themselves shop and trade with each other.

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Scrooge’s Guide to Christmas in Paris: Part I

I’m one of those holiday nuts. December 26 begins a countdown to my very FAVORITE time of year! I break out the decorations and CDs way too early. I shop year-round for gifts. Though I’m ashamed to admit it, I actually own a pair of tacky reindeer horns. Bref, I go off the holiday deep end. I have so many wonderful memories with my family that it’s a time of year I really cherish.

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The New Marché aux Puces, Paris

A day spent at the Marché aux Puces flea market at Clingacourt in the 18th arrondissement is always a pleasure, but now….

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