Paris faves

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Ah, the City of Light. While there are many recommended must-sees including the beloved Louvre and Eiffel Tower, I know you can get great guidebooks to help you explore these landmarks. I’ll share a few of my off the beaten path favorites.

  1. Screen Shot 2016-07-29 at 3.27.05 PMLeft bank English bookstore and cafe: Shakespeare and Co.
  2. Right bank English bookstore: WHSmith.
  3. Fancy tea house: Ladurée.
  4. Cozy English tea house: Tea caddy.
  5. Flower-filled walk: Promenade plantée.
  6. Authentic hammam experience: La Mosquée de Paris.
  7. Photo taking bliss: Jardin des Plantes, Jardin de Luxembourg, Jardin des Tuileries.
  8. Cozy tea house and stationary nook off historical Place des Vosges: Thé des Écrivains.
  9. Fave vintage shopping spot: Kilo.
  10. Neighborhood to meander: Le Marais.
  11. Famous hot chocolate: Angelinas.
  12. Yoga: Rasa.
  13. Green juice: Bob’s.
  14. Places to stay: a quaint apartment through Airbnb. I’ve stayed in arrondisements 6, 7, and 15 and loved them all.
  15. Boat cruise on the Seine.
  16. Macaron making class: La Cuisine Paris.
  17. Flea markets: Marché aux Puces de Saint-Ouen (Clignancourt) and Porte de Vanves.
  18. Online resources: Hip Paris Blog and Do It in Paris and Paris-To-Go.
  19. What to pack for 10 days in Paris.
  20. Sweet right bank tea bar: Lily of the Valley. A peek inside by Gravity Home blog.
  21. Perfume making class: Studio des Parfums.