Cache-cache Paris: TKO on a 1-2 punch

Dear Paris, I am down.for.the.count!  First, you greet me with Je t’aime in the morning, then you give me Alice in the evening!  And so many goodies in between! It could kill me getting to know you.  I can see the headlines now, “American dies in Paris distracted by street art”.  The first sentence would read, “American woman, who accidentally walked back into traffic, dies … Continue reading Cache-cache Paris: TKO on a 1-2 punch

Cache-cache Paris: J’EXISTE.

Dear Paris, I haven’t stopped thinking about you since the last time we saw one another.  I can’t believe that we’re in each other’s arms again.  It feels like old times. Playing hide and seek made my day.  It was like 2005 all over again.  I even found the White Rabbit.  Thank you.  I was really hoping to find him again.  You always help me … Continue reading Cache-cache Paris: J’EXISTE.

Paris: To be or not to be

The first time I saw J’EXISTE. in Paris was at Place de la République, at the November Paris attacks memorial. Since then, Paris has cleaned up Place de la République, moving mementos from the memorial to Musée Carnavalet, a museum dedicated to the history of Paris. I decided to spend my first afternoon in Paris getting to Parc de Belleville to watch the sunset, and on … Continue reading Paris: To be or not to be

Mariage Frères – Une ceremonie de thé

One of the things I wanted to do with the lovely J while we were in Paris was to have tea at Mariage Frères.  With only an hour plus ou moins before our next adventure, the bal de pompiers, we decided on the salon located in Saint-Germain, because of its proximity to our hotel. Admittedly, we underestimated the amount of time we needed, because having tea at Mariage Frères is a “ceremony”. … Continue reading Mariage Frères – Une ceremonie de thé