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Où manger à Lille

  As I mentioned in a previous post, I spent a week in Lille in August, seeing the sightes and EATING. Où manger à Lille (ew mahn-shay ah leel) means “where to meet in Lille. Here are the places that … Continue reading

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Que voir à Lille

Every year, I try to visit a new city in France, either before or after my summer job in Paris. This year, I decided to go to Lille for a few days at the beginning of August. I thoroughly enjoyed … Continue reading

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L’échapper belle

A tradition at my summer job in Paris has become doing an Escape Room as a bonding activity during the week that we prepare for the students to arrive. This year, a colleague suggested that we try a new venue, … Continue reading

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La Mouette rieuse

When I first started spending time in Paris, I used to love to visit a bookstore in the Marais called Mona Lisait. It was famous for coffee table and art books at discount prices, dust, and creaking floors. But the … Continue reading

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La Petite Sirène

A few minutes away from Hôtel Joke, the hotel that I recommended in my last post, I found a lovely little restaurant, La Petite Sirène de Copenhague. My husband has a bias in favor of restaurants with white table cloths … Continue reading

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Ce n’est pas une blague

The last several weeks have been crazy busy due to the usual back-to-school frenzy and a rather gigantic kidney stone that had to be removed. One of the things that I had wanted to share with you after my trip … Continue reading

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What to see in Les Baux

On my final day in Provence, I headed to another hill town, Les Baux. Again, I took the bus from Avignon, passing St. Remy and continuing along narrow switch-back roads until being dropped at the foot of Les Baux. The … Continue reading

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