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Touring Quebec City is somewhat strenuous. If you aren’t going up a hill, you’re coming down one. The perfect place for a little pause in all that exercise is La Maison Smith, on the Place Royale, at 23 rue Notre-Dame, … Continue reading

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Les Éditeurs

When my daughter spent a semester in Paris, she began to frequent the café Les Éditeurs (layz ed-ee-tur) in the Latin Quarter. She introduced me to it when I went to visit her and it’s become one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Merci mille fois

Merci is a fun and funky concept store at 111 boulevard Beaumarchais on the edge of the Marais neighborhood of Paris. The profits are given to a charity that supports needy children in Madagascar. Many of the suppliers have also … Continue reading

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