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Top Places to Visit in Paris—Part Deux

Paris is the city of love. To me, nothing is more romantic than strolling down historic lanes uncovering a place's past. The sites I’ll reveal for you in this article take us from the Enlightenment Era through La Belle Epoque (the Beautiful Time). For the best places to visit in Paris that were happening before… Continue reading Top Places to Visit in Paris—Part Deux

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Best Places to Visit in Paris

What are the best places to visit in Paris? Think of me as your Paris guide throughout the city's historical treasures. As with most European capitals, Paris is a history buff’s dream, so narrowing down my list of “can’t miss” places is a herculean task. But after giving it much thought, I narrowed my list… Continue reading Best Places to Visit in Paris

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The Louvre: Palace History, Tips, and Treasures

Louvre Palace History with Tips and Pics When I approach the Louvre my heart races. Before I set eyes on one painting or sculpture, I feast on the biggest work of all—the building itself. The renowned Paris Louvre has a palatial history far pre-dating its current iteration as an art museum. The building has experienced… Continue reading The Louvre: Palace History, Tips, and Treasures

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Great Monuments of Paris—The Panthéon

Standing as a testament to human greatness, I think that the Paris Panthéon is a must-see. Located near the law school of the Sorbonne in the Latin Quarter, this Paris monument housed in a neo-classical building with its colonnade and inscription, Aux Grandes Hommes La Patrie Reconnaissante (For great men, the grateful nation), connotes greatness.… Continue reading Great Monuments of Paris—The Panthéon

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Great Museums of Paris—Musée Rodin

The other day, a colleague recounted a story about how he and his partner owned a Rodin statue that they sold for a tidy sum (paying for bathroom remodeling and a car). Horrified, I exclaimed, "I would eat canned peas for life and use a bucket (actual use for bucket was crass) if it meant… Continue reading Great Museums of Paris—Musée Rodin