Tag Archives: Nancy

Les Incontournables

Well, my time in Nancy is drawing to a close. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed this largely overlooked little gem. Seriously, among my French and Francophile friends and acquaintances, I know only one who has been here, and he was born here … Continue reading

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L’Itinéraire pédestre

Well, the trip with my family to Normandy is not going to work out this year, but we’re going to hope for next year. So, I’m glad I didn’t cancel my hotel in Nancy! Thus far, I’ve looked la Vieille … Continue reading

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Pour croire avec certitude, il faut commencer par douter

For the past couple of blog entries, I’ve been writing about my upcoming trip to Nancy. I’ve written about the great hotel I’ve found and the sights in la Vieille Ville. Place Stanislas joins la Ville Neuve (lah veel nuv), or … Continue reading

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Le Bienfaisant

I’ve made my travel arrangements for my summer job in France. Before I start my job at an international summer program in Paris, I’m going to spend a few days in Nancy. This mid-sized city in north-eastern France is famous … Continue reading

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Art nouveau

When I’m not drooling over the vintage jewelry on 1stdibs, the vintage and antiques website, I’m checking out the antique furniture. I love the sinuous shapes of art nouveau from the late 19th and early 20th century. Louis Majorelle is … Continue reading

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