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In Search of Paris’ Sweetest Candy Shops
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Le Bonbon au Palais French desserts would make almost anyone’s mouth start to water. Beautifully lined on bakery shelves, they are a heavenly wonder for sweet-tooths. But in addition to pastries, macarons, and mousse au chocolate, France is abundant with sweet regional specialties: Toulouse has its cachou lajaunie (licorice); Orléans its cotignac (quince hard candy); […]

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Back to School in France: Frantic Moms and Fading Tans
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Emma Stencil In North America, it’s “back to school.” That time of the year when classrooms fill up and families slip into familiar routines, or start new ones as the youngest step into kindergartens and the oldest fly the nest for college. In France, it’s la rentrée, and is not just about families and their […]

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Kenya Airways B787-800 leaving Paris CDG
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KQ113 Paris CDG – Nairobi KQ’s First Dreamliner “The Great Rift Valley” Full report available here: http://www.airliners.net/aviation-forums/trip_reports/read.main/254802/

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When in Paris
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Heyyyy So this is just a short vlog from when I (Charlotte) went on a day trip to Paris. Why the montage style? I’d almost completely lost my voice that day lol. Hope you enjoy it and are…

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In Search of the Perfect French Oyster: Les Huîtres de Cancale
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Kate Robinson – Oysters getting ready for market On a clear day, the ghostly meringue-like swirl of Mont Saint Michel is just barely visible across the bay from Cancale. This plucky little seaside town has been famous for its oysters since the Roman occupation of Gaul, and continues to be a top destination for ostreaphiles […]

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Loches: A Glimpse into Historic French Countryside in the Heart of the Loire Valley
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On a hill overlooking the Indre in the heart of the Loire Valley, Loches remains one of the best-preserved medieval cities in France today. With its shadowy cobblestone streets, sweeping views of the enclosing forest landscape, and lively marketplace and cuisine, Loches has a particular authentic charm difficult to find elsewhere. A half-hour from Tours […]

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Ride Ratatouille Disneyland Paris (2014)
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The new ride at Disneyland Paris: Ratatouille. Here you can enjoy the full ride of it. There are parts in 3D, so when it seems that the screen is looking dou…

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La REcyclerie: Head North of Montmartre for Urban Gardening and Eclectic Food & Drink
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Up until recently, the only reason people passed through Porte de Clignancourt, on the outskirts of the 18th arrondissement, was for the famous Marché aux puces antique market in St. Ouen. The creation of Les Jardins du Ruisseau, a community garden located on the abandoned platforms of the city’s former commuter rail system, increased the […]

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