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  Flea Markets Outdoor Markets in Paris At all times the flea markets had their followers. At dawn, unpacking, you'll find the pros who are there to find the best deal. Some individuals do not hesitate to get up early to hunt the coveted object or the long missing piece to their collection....

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  In all my travels across this vast, blue planet called Earth, I have seen many of the world’s greatest sights: I have stood on the grounds where thousands of gladiators had once fought for their lives in the Coliseum; I have stared into the heart of an active volcano in Naples and felt its...

It was 8 o'clock sharp and my family and I were right on time for breakfast at the Hotel Marignan in Paris, France. It was only the third day that we had stayed there and we were had already settled into what was practically a home away from home. The old lady who served the breakfast met us at our...

  When I found out that I was going to get the chance to go to France, I was very excited. I'd never been out of the country before and here I was about to travel across the world.  We departed from the Philadelphia International Airport at 6 PM and arrived at the Charles de Gaulle Airport...

I met her when I was fifteen years old. My mom had convinced me of the unparalleled magnificence of Parisian women and the equally unparalleled unattractiveness of Parisian men. (Only an idiot would not recognize the jackpot that is beautiful women surrounded by ugly men). So I decided to visit....

Thanks to the popular hotel review site, TripAdvisor, we have some fresh thoughts on how to avoid pickpockets, the bane of every traveler's existence. Well, some would say that airport security is the bane of every air traveler's existence, but pickpockets do affect families, too. Thanks to the...

The city of love! The city of lights! Baguettes for breakfast, snails as a snack and cheese galore! Wine all the time, cigarettes all around, and berets abound! Sadly, this wildly stereotypical depiction of Paris, France was approximately what I had in mind when I first learned I was to visit this...

Shiny Golden Magic Three things I miss the most about Paris:    1. Croissants   2. Naps at 4 o’clock in the afternoon   3. A sense of amazement. The days are different in this country. Some may think this strange: After all, isn’t dirt just dirt? Aren’t trees and grass and sky the same everywhere?...

The moment I stepped out of the terminal of the Charles-de Gaulle airport, a great wave -- no, a tsunami - of unfamiliar words crashed upon me. It scattered my senses and left me floundering, my confidence dampened. I had stood contented on my little rock of knowledge of the French language. I...

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