Tag Archives: France

Cimetière du Père-Lachaise

After visiting the Antique market at Marche aux Puces de Saint-Ouen last spring, we took the metro to Cimetière du Père-Lachaise, the famous cemetery where Jim Morrison and Édith Piaf and many other notable French citizens are buried.  The cemetery is also just a beautiful place to wander around.  Maybe that sounds … Continue reading

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Lucky Runner

In 2007, I was also lucky enough to get to travel to Europe a few times for conferences.  While on those trips, I often saw runners out early in the morning.  I was in Paris and then Stockholm and Berlin … Continue reading

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Gluten-Freedom

“You will feel like you have the flu.”  That is the best description a doctor has ever given me for a Hashimoto’s flare up.  Before I heard that, I just always thought I was crazy.  Now I know that sick … Continue reading

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Marche aux Puces de Saint-Ouen

We love to visit antique markets.  Even if we have no plans to make a purchase, we can spend hours looking though the antiques.  You could spend days browsing through  Marche aux Puces.  This is the largest antiques market we … Continue reading

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Friday Night Train to Paris

The luxury of living in Germany is that on a Friday night after work, we can take the train to Paris (or any other beautiful European city).  We have already been to Paris a few times but nothing about it … Continue reading

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Strasbourg, France – Without Adult Supervision

Last Wednesday night at dinner I asked Cody if he wanted to drive to France the next day.  He looked at me with an “are you serious” look and said, “sure!”  So, the next day we dropped Ryan off at … Continue reading

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Paris, Our Way

This trip to Paris was originally planned so that Danette could run the Paris Half Marathon.  Due to a injury from not-so-smart training, the race was out of the question.  So, since we have already been to Paris a couple … Continue reading

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Strasbourg, France- A Day Trip

Strasbourg is about a two-hour drive from our home in Wiesbaden and on this particular weekend, we just needed to get out of Germany and into a place where at least one of us speaks the language. French-speaking areas also … Continue reading

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Christmas in Paris

We arrived in Paris on Christmas day.  Rather than transferring to a second train on the metro to take us directly to the hotel, we decided to walk.  This longer than expected walk took us through the gardens surrounding the … Continue reading

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