Monthly Archives: August 2011

Montmartre – Paris

We took a stroll up to Montmartre (18th arrondissement) as we heard that the views of Paris from Basilique du Sacre-Couer was impressive.  We walked there.  It felt like a long time, and my feet ached.  Up, up, up we … Continue reading

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Maison Karrenbauer – Chez Paul

As we were based in a private apartment in the 11th arrondissement for a little while, we went out in search of a local bakery to bring back some fresh pastries and bread for breakfast every morning. We didn’t have … Continue reading

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Chez Janou – Paris

On the second night in Paris, my brother insisted that we visit his favourite bistro in Paris – Chez Janou.  He reserved a table weeks before our arrival, which was good because it was packed to the rafters and people … Continue reading

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The Louvre Museum

We visited the Louvre to soak in a bit of culture and history while in Paris.  I confess that I’m not a huge museum buff, however I couldn’t ignore one of the best museums in the world. The first thing … Continue reading

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Le Villaret – Paris

On our last night in Paris we dined at Le Villaret, which is in the 11th arrondissement.  A slightly more upmarket restaurant compared to the casual bistros we had dined at during our stay in Paris, it was a warm … Continue reading

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Le Petit Marche – Paris

This little restaurant is in Le Marais and is casually set up with mismatching tables and chairs and benches.  Luckily we made a booking otherwise we may not have gotten a table. Contrary to some reviews, we found the service … Continue reading

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Creperie Bretonne

I’ve always wanted to try crepes in Paris.  It’s a very french thing to do, non?  It’s not very Parisian though, as crepes are originally from Brittany, which is in the northwest of France.  That being said, there are some … Continue reading

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