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Apartment - 39 rue de Vaugirard - short term rental, Apartment neighborhood, Food, Markets, Restaurants, Travel with Kids

Paris is a Feast for Families

Paris is lovely for children.... We had three families (twelve people) at Sunday brunch at Le Pain Quotidien where we sat at a grand communal table and enjoyed the all natural menu in a lovely, even joyful ambiance, if you can believe it. It's decorated like a grand épicerie à l'ancienne with an incredibly organic menu. It's the place to…read more
Apartment neighborhood, Books, Books in French

“Jacques Prevert, Paris la belle,” an exhibition at Hôtel de Ville – Hotels Paris Rive Gauche

As part of Prévert trivia, I also learned that he lived near our apartment on the rue de Vaugirard and studied at the Catholic school on the rue d'Assas (directly in front of our apartment) when his family moved back to Paris 1907. Here's all the essential information for the exhibition "Jacques Prevert, Paris la belle" When: 2'th October 2008 to 28th Fébruary 2009 Where: Hôtel de Ville, Salle Saint-Jean, 5 rue Lobau, 75004 Paris. Métro Hôtel de Ville (lines 4 & 11) Opening hours: open every day except Sundays and public holidays from 10am to 7pm (last ticket at 6.15pm) Admission: adults 0 euros, kids 0 euros, students 0 euros, goldfish 0 euros.

Apartment neighborhood, Travel with Kids

Paris for kids in the 6th arrondissement and close to our rental apartment – 39 Vaugirard.

This is just a big playground with a few extra slides and a tie-line, but, warning: there is a 2 Euro entry charge (more if you want to go in and supervise). ... Bon Marché toy store (basement level) Montparnasse Cemetery – This nearby cemetery is a fun walk for kids with the final resting places of Charles Baudelaire, Eugene Ionesco, Samuel Beckett, Jean-Paul Sartre, Man Ray, Simone de Beauvoir, and Tristan Tzara, among many others. ... Jardin des Plantes – Especially, la Grande Gallerie de l’Evolution with it’s stuffed huge animals on display walking almost among us, is fascinating for little kids.

Apartment - 39 rue de Vaugirard - short term rental, Apartment neighborhood, Food, Restaurants, Travel with Kids

A deux pas du Bon Marché dans le sixiéme arr, le restaurant L´Épi Dupin vous accueille

L'Épi Dupin is my idea of a great restaurant, and a neighborhood restaurant to boot. It has wonderful food, incredibly welcoming and gracious staff. At our dinner, the maître d' was patient making menu recommendation for our children, as well as speaking fluent Japanese to the mother/daughter sitting in the booth and articulate English to the elderly American woman adjacent…read more
Apartment neighborhood, Culture, Restaurants, Where to stay

A city’s best-kept secret by Conde Nast Traveler

Means that it's no longer a best-kept secret. Oh well! This particular secret has already been found as it is right next to our place on Rue Vaugirard. Sadaharu Aoki, the pastry wizard. The French are passionate connoisseurs of patisseries. Really, only in Paris, do people line up around the corner for gateaus. So, it's a testament to Japanese-born Sadaharu…read more
Apartment neighborhood, Books for Kids, Culture, Restaurants, Shopping, Travel, Travel with Kids

Brick and Mortar Stores vs Online Retail Sites

Whу Cuѕtоmеrѕ Purchase Online Aѕіdе frоm the аbіlіtу to соmраrе рrоduсt ѕресіfісаtіоnѕ аnd brоwѕе reviews, online ѕhорріng has a number оf оthеr аdvаntаgеѕ: Bеіng able to shop 24/7 Sаvіng mоnеу - оnlіnе shopping аllоwѕ thе сuѕtоmеr to соmраrе pricing аnd find thе best роѕѕіblе deals. They also have the ability to use coupons from Raise. Not hаvіng tо uѕе a реrѕоnаl…read more