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chateau de versailles | things to do in paris with kids

Talk about impressive! The palace at Versailles is just amazing. And I have to say – the kids loved it! The day started with an RER train ride from Paris to Versailles. The kids were thrilled when a double decker train pulled up and they were able to sit on the second floor of the […]

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strolling for the best ice cream in paris | things to do in paris with kids

We have taken many a stroll since coming to Paris nearly 4 weeks ago. Our evening walks can easily involve a stop for ice cream. Since we have now tried our fair share of ice cream/glaces/gelato/sorbet across Paris, it i time for us to share with you another of our favorites: Amorino. Amorino is a […]

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Les Invalides, Napoleon’s Tomb and The French Army Museum | Things to do in Paris with kids

I studied abroad in Paris and have visited Paris on vacation but never found the opportunity to visit Les Invalides. What an oversight. This place is great! If I had to rank at this point what the kids (and Keith and I) have enjoyed most in Paris, Les Invalides and the French Army Museum is […]

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the best flea market in paris | marche aux puces – saint ouen paris

No trip to Paris is complete without spending a day at one of the many flea markets around town. At first, I debated whether or not I thought the kids would enjoy walking around all day looking at antiques and cool stuff. But what better spot to take kids? Lots of interesting stuff to look, […]

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14 juillet 2012 | celebrating bastille day in paris

How exciting to be in Paris on July 14th – for La Fete Nationale, Le quartorze juillet (July 14th) or better known to Americans as the Fete de la Bastille (Bastille Day)! {What is Bastille Day? A day to remember the storming of The Bastille prison on July 14, 1789, which helped spark The French […]

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