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Bastille Day is Monday – Remember the Blue, White and Red!

If you happen to be in France this year for the 14th, or just have an interest in revolutions, here's a good "revolutionary" walking tour that starts in our favorite neighborhood and ends at the Madeleine. ... Start your tour in Rue St André-des-Arts, which remains as narrow and dense as it was at the time of the Revolution This year, as you will have noticed, is the 40th anniversary of 1968. ... So let us ignore 1968 and turn instead to the real French Revolution, the one of 1789: the one that overthrew an absolute monarchy, turned France upside down and set the template for revolutions (and totalitarianism) to come.

Books, Books in French

Street French – how to go deeper in your understanding of French

I have to say I don't really resonate with the idea of being a "Francophile," though most of my life I have loved spending time in France, learning the language, and eating the same twenty meals over and over.... Since I read these, they've also come up with Street French 3: The Best of Naughty French which appears to have all the juicy bits not included in books 1 and 2.
Books, Books for Kids, Books in French, Books on France, Culture, General, Travel with Kids

‘This is Paris,’ ‘This is San Francisco,’ but where is ‘This is Tokyo?’

I searched and searched for travel books to excite a two year old kid as well as inform me as to what are best things to do when we traveled. I found these, written by Sasek in 1959! With a minimum of words and a maximum of illustrations, 'This is Paris' captures the magic of mankind's capital city. 'This is…read more
Books, Books for Kids, General

Birth of ‘Let’s Go, Paris’ pour les enfants…

Also, she and I developed a little ritual, to provide her with photos and information to get her excited about the voyage she was about to undertake. And then, I started to get calls from friends and strangers who had heard about my travels with my baby to get tips about traveling to distant lands, with different systems, logic, with little kids. ... My first business trip back after my maternity leave was to Toronto, Canada, and I had to figure out quickly, all of the tricks of traveling around the world with a little baby.
Apartment neighborhood, Books for Kids, Culture, Restaurants, Shopping, Travel, Travel with Kids

Brick and Mortar Stores vs Online Retail Sites

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