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Books Every Francophile Should Read
Note: This post contains affiliate links. As always, we only link to products we’ve used and that we think add value to our readers. Perhaps no country is more alluring than France, the land of flaky pastries, opulent palaces, and effortless fashion. I've been a Francophile since my first visit [...]
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15 Experiences you Must Have in Paris
As I’ve admitted before, I have a minor Paris addiction. Ok, it’s actually a full-blown obsession requiring an intervention. I own Paris-themed home décor of every variety—from an Eiffel Tower hand towel holder to a tissue box cover bearing French script—and in the past year I’ve read not one but [...]
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Europe
A Guide to Visiting Versailles Palace
If I chose one word to describe the Palace of Versailles it would be opulent. Built by King Louis XIII and transformed into the lavish palace it is today by his successor, Louis XIV, the Palace of Versailles offers a glimpse into the infamous excesses of the French Monarchy. Visiting Versailles [...]
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What to Pack for Europe in September
I’m a reformed overpacker. There was a day when I believed a weekend getaway required a mid-sized rolling suitcase with half a dozen pairs of shoes and everything from a parka to a swimsuit to a pair of ski goggles “just in case.” For weeklong trips I practically needed U-haul [...]
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