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Eiffel Tower at Night

  It was twilight. We were cozy in our apartment after spending our last day in Paris visiting Sacre Coeur. As I began packing our bags, a feeling nagged at me, as if we forgot to do something, but I couldn’t figure out what. Then it hit me – we never saw the Eiffel Tower […]

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Sacre Coeur

  It was our last day in Paris. We spent the morning where we began our trip only eight days before, in the Tuileries Garden. We lounged in the green chairs that circle the fountain, watching workers dismantle the outdoor art sculpture exhibit they erected the morning we arrived. But lounging is for people who […]

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Monet's Waterlilies

After spending the day navigating through churches with opinionated  kids, Aaron and I needed to unwind. And we needed to find a daily itinerary that satisfied everyone in the family. Once they kids fell asleep — and after a few glasses of wine —  Aaron got a little too relaxed, and said a few things that […]

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Boys and the Fountain, Palais Royal Garden

There are several options on how to get from the airport into Paris: metro, taxi, shuttle service, and private car. We chose the last option even though it’s the most expensive, because it’s also the easiest.  We avoided  learning how to use the metro with jet lag, luggage and children;  we avoided finding a five […]

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