Holiday in Paris

Holiday in Paris


Holiday in Paris
May 7, 2000 8:00PM (UTC)

"Paris is romantic at any time of year -- but I can think of no finer time to visit the City of Light than spring, when new blossoms green the trees,

flowers perfume the air and everything shines with a singular sheen, as if scrubbed clean for a new year. This site is meant to pique your Parisian

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wanderlust with a happy marriage of favorite tales from our archives and links to other inspiring and informative sites. The rest is up to you: Bon

voyage!" -- Don George

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Salon Books: "Black Girl in Paris" is the story of a young woman's pilgrimage to the city that nurtured her literary gods, Langston Hughes and James Baldwin.

Paris on my mind Why Ernest Hemingway's "A Moveable Feast" is great literary comfort food.


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Michelin shakes the starsThe just-released edition of the legendary Red Guide destroys a cherished culinary myth.

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Insider's guide to Paris David Downie gives insider's advice on the hottest places to eat, stay and play in Paris


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A tale of two cities
Two exhibitions, one in London, the other in Paris, offer clashing views of "Paris 1900" -- and 2000.

The carousels of Paris Long before Disneyland opened on its outskirts, the French capital gave children their own moveable feast

Vive la roller blade!Susan Hack reports on Paris' new Friday night rite: roller blading.


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Turning Parisienne In Paris for our fifth anniversary, all I could think was: What's so seductive about French women? And how can I become one?

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Paris, disguised I flew across an ocean to discover my lover wore a mask. But the city let me see through it

Paris for voyeurs For those who walk at night, imagination soars in the City of Light.

passionate and penniless in parisLust and romance blossom when a young couple camps out in the City of Light.


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Artistes made daily
Our expert directs travelers to French art workshops,

Can I take my pooch to Paris?

August adviceOh to be in Paris --now that the Parisians are gone. Peter Mayle reflects on the pleasures of off-season travel.


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Hemingway and me at the Paris Ritz Throwing back a few martinis in memory of Liberation Day.

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Philosophy au lait"
Philosophers' cafes are all the rage in Paris.
A legendary cafe-restaurant in Paris
David Downie pays homage to Le Pied Rare, a wonderful working-class Parisian cafe-restaurant that is celebrated in mysterynovels -- and by its pork-loving patrons.

Paris's cafe renaissance
For centuries they have been the stomach and soul of the city, but today the cafes of Paris are enjoying a renaissance. Wanderlust's
man in Paris, David Downie, reports on the new scene.


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Sights

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  • Paris Guide [SmartWeb]
  • Bridges and Fountains [Paris Water]
  • Serveur Officiel De La Ville De Paris [Official Site]
  • Museums, etc. [Visit-Paris]
  • Architecture of Paris [GreatBuildings]
  • More Paris [Paris.org]
  • Planning Your Visit [Fodors]
  • Sounds

  • Local Radio [RadioParis]
  • Food & Wine

  • Julia Child [StarChefs]
  • French Cuisine [About.com]
  • Weather

  • Paris Weather [Yahoo]
  • History

  • The Siege and Commune of Paris, 1870 1871 [Northwestern University]
  • Travel

  • Fly [Air France]
  • Rail [Euroail]
  • Online Reservations [Travelocity]
  • Movies about Paris

  • 'Paris Was a Woman' [MetroActive]
  • Resources

  • Passports [US State Department]
  • Communicating back home [France Telecom]



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