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Mary Ann Grisham


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Paris by Bus: Exploring the City on the 87 Bus

Paris by Bus: Exploring the City on the 87 Bus

The buses of Paris are perhaps the most underrated mode of transportation. They’re easier to board and you get some amazing views through Paris along the ride! We’ve put together an extensive guide of line 87, which takes you on a grand tour of the best sites of the Left Bank and beyond! ... Read More

70th Anniversary of D-Day

70th Anniversary of D-Day

As June 6th approaches, this year marking the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy, it’s time to take a moment for reflection. France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied soldiers who came to free them from Nazi occupation on D-Day, and each year French residents of Normandy host commemorative events to ... Read More

Paris Spas: Spa L’Occitane

Paris Spas: Spa L’Occitane

Sightseeing, shopping and touring opportunities in Paris are nearly limitless, and it’s natural to try to cover as many “must-see” activities during your trip as possible. But after a few busy days, it’s time for a little pampering – Parisian style! ... Read More

Your Paris Perfect Sunday – Part Three

Your Paris Perfect Sunday – Part Three

Paris can be quiet on Sundays, as most French families enjoy family gatherings or a quiet dinner at home. Here are some of our favorite Paris restaurants that are open on Sunday! ... Read More

Dining Guide for Celebrating Christmas & New Year’s in Paris – 2013

Dining Guide for Celebrating Christmas & New Year’s in Paris – 2013

Paris is magical for the holidays! Here’s our annual list of favorite dining spots for celebrating Christmas and New Year’s in Paris. ... Read More

Thanksgiving in Paris – 2013

Thanksgiving in Paris – 2013

Thanksgiving is one of our favorite times of the year even when a traditional Thanksgiving feast in Paris can be hard to find. Check out our Thanksgiving dining recommendations just for you! ... Read More

Your Paris Perfect Sunday – Part Two

Your Paris Perfect Sunday – Part Two

After sharing one of our favorite ways to start Sunday morning in Paris, we’re back with tips for how to spend an unforgettable Sunday afternoon. Whether you’re in search of great shopping spots or simply enjoy people watching Parisian style, check out these travel tips. ... Read More

Your Paris Perfect Sunday – Part One

Your Paris Perfect Sunday – Part One

Paris can be sleepy on Sundays when many shops and restaurants are closed. Check out part one of our three part series of how to spend a Paris Perfect Sunday! ... Read More

Marché President Wilson in Paris

Marché President Wilson in Paris

Mary Ann Grisham takes us on a tour through the Marché President Wilson, an excellent open-air market conveniently located just across the Seine from the 7th arrondissement. Find out just what you’ll find on display and a few tips for shopping at Paris’ famous open-air markets! ... Read More

Paris Restaurant Review | Reed in the 7th Arrondissement

Paris Restaurant Review | Reed in the 7th Arrondissement

This month we’re sharing an “in the know” travelers tip about an excellent restaurant in the 7th arrondissement. Reed is owned by Catherine Reed, from Canada, who has created a little treasure for foodies in Paris. Find out more about this delightful restaurant and Catherine’s cooking classes! ... Read More

Les Parisettes – A Cute Boutique in the 7th Arrondissement!

Les Parisettes – A Cute Boutique in the 7th Arrondissement!

If you’re searching for whimsical and fun Paris souvenirs, check out the charming Les Parisettes boutique in the 7th arrondissement. Mary Ann Grisham shares with us her latest shopping discovery in Paris … along with some cute Eiffel Tower themed finds! ... Read More

Paris Perfect’s Hot Chocolate Challenge – Angelina

Paris Perfect’s Hot Chocolate Challenge – Angelina

This month our team of lucky hot chocolate tasters visit chocolat chaud heaven in Paris – Angelina’s tearoom in the 1st arrondissement. Regularly voted as the best place for hot chocolate in Paris, see what the tasters thought of the luscious and rich chocolat chaud at Angelina. ... Read More

The French Coconut

The French Coconut

When disaster strikes in the form of strikes and delays a family reaching Angelina’s on their last night in Paris to try the famous hot chocolate, here’s how a very nice Frenchman saved the day! Stay tuned for the review of Angelina’s for the Paris Perfect Hot Chocolate Challenge. ... Read More

New Bells at Notre Dame in Paris

New Bells at Notre Dame in Paris

To celebrate Notre Dame’s 850th year, a new set of bells have been cast for Paris’ iconic cathedral. If you’re in Paris, don’t miss the chance to see the new bells up close while they’re on display in the nave of Notre Dame until February 25th! ... Read More

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Paris Now

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Paris Now

We think Paris is lovely to visit anytime of the year, but there are special advantages to coming in the low season. Here are our top ten reasons you should come to Paris NOW! ... Read More

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