Gratitude and Thanks

by Marie, November 25, 2010

last year’s Parisian turkey Millions of people in America (and around the world) are celebrating Thanksgiving today.  Some in their homes, some with family, others in shelters and soup kitchens. I am in Paris. My daughter is at school, there is no holiday to celebrate and no turkey roasting in … Continue reading

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Good to know: Free wifi in Paris

by Marie, February 7, 2010

France is a country that prides itself on relationship building over a four course meal and regional wines. While the French may spend more time eating than any other nation on the planet, they also recognize the value of free internet access for all. To date the French government provides … Continue reading

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Paris Markets by Arrondissements

by Marie, January 28, 2010

I was wrong! There are not 65 markets in 18 arrondissements, nope. There are 65 outdoor markets and 13 covered markets in 20 arrondissements!  That isn’t even counting the multiple ‘Puces’ (antique markets) bird, flower or old book and paper markets.  Amazing what a little digging can uncover. I even found … Continue reading

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