Tag Archives: Paris tourism

Être sans le sou

Today’s entry and the accompanying photo are by guest blogger, Valere Demunyck, a student in my AP French class. In the heart of France, Paris shines as a symbol of sophisticated art, business, politics, education, fashion, and just about every … Continue reading

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Les bouquinistes

One of the classic clichés of Paris is les bouquinistes – the book and souvenir sellers along the Seine.  The word bouquiniste (boocaneest) comes from the old slang word for book – bouquin – which is much closer to our … Continue reading

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