Tag Archives: Saint-Germain

Magot

Recently, I wrote about Le Café de Flore and Le Petit Zinc in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés neighborhood of Paris. Another big-name café is Les Deux Magots. A magot (magoh) is a slang term for a hoard of money. The name comes … Continue reading

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Il faut cultiver notre jardin

Landscape architect André Le Nôtre was born on March 12, 1613 but his influence on the layout of Paris and the most important gardens of France is still felt almost four hundred years later.  The formal style of gardens you … Continue reading

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