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Paris Attractions: Marie Antoinette’s Hamlet at Versailles

The first few times I visited Versailles, I was so overwhelmed by the chateau itself and the endless gardens that I really only scratched the surface of what Versailles had to offer.  You can easily spend a full day on the grounds alone and still not see everything Versailles has to offer.  I recently visited […]

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Musée de l’Armée

I’ll be the first to admit that when a friend suggested that I visit the French Army Museum, also known as Musée de l’Armée, I was highly skeptical.  I am very much a girly girl, so the thought of spending an afternoon looking at guns and cannons and war memorabilia seemed about as exciting as getting a root […]

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Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen

The Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen is a massive flea market/antique fair on the outskirts of Paris offering everything from high-end antique furniture to vintage jewelry to quirky art to total junk (and everything in-between).  Dating back to the 1880s, the market is even responsible for the origin of the term “flea market.”  With 3,000 shops covering nearly eight hectares […]

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Reflections of Versailles

Recently I took a visit out to see the fabulous grounds of Versailles.  It wasn’t my first visit, but I still found so many new things I hadn’t seen before.  I was lucky enough to be there during a beautiful sunset, which illuminated the castle in rich golden light.  As I always do, I rented […]

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