Tag Archives: Jardin du Luxembourg

Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose

One of the great things about my summer job is the chance to spend time with real Parisians who let me in on their secret places. Yesterday, one of those wonderful people took me to the Polidor restaurant (41, rue … Continue reading

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Paris Ouest

My summer home is in Paris’s 6th Arrondissement. Paris is divided into 20 such sub-groups, each with its own mayor. More importantly, each Arrondissement has its own personality.  The wealthiest Arrondissements are the 6th, 7th, 8th, and 16th. Along with … Continue reading

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Il ne faut jamais dire “Fontaine, je ne boirai pas de ton eau!”

My home until the end of July is a summer program just seconds from the south-west corner of Le jardin du Luxembourg (Luxembourg Gardens). Some days are so busy that this may be the farthest I get from the program, … Continue reading

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