Paris by Métro: Saint-Paul

St. Paul at a Glance Line=1 Arrondissement=4th Tip=There is an escalator towards the center of the platform that you can use to go up. Sights Within 1 Kilometer: North Agoudas Hakehilos Synagogue-130m Mona Lisait Bookstore-210m* Bibliothèque historique de la ville de Paris-250* Musée Carnavalet-300m Musée National Picasso-600m East Saint-Paul/Saint-Louis Church-69m* Village Saint-Paul-270m* Sully Hôtel-290m Place…

Staying Close to Home

I kept it local today.  Although today is Saturday (the Sabbath), and the Jewish Quarter is typically closed up, I was in the mood for a falafel.  Continuing my quest for the best one, I tried a new place called Chez Hanna.  It was good, but no one can top the number one contender yet. …

In the Marais with Martine

We took advantage of the Paris Greeter again and just as before, it was well worth it.  If you have some time and really want to get to know an area, I cannot recommend it enough.  The personalities of the greeters are unique, but the common link is that they all share a passion for…

Home Sweet Home #2

I have moved into my second and final apartment in Paris.  The Marais will be my home for the next 28 days.  I am yards (sorry, meters) away from the Place des Vosges and Jewish Quarter.  I can’t wait to really get to know this neighborhood.  Here is a sneak peak of my place.

Walking Through the Marais in Paris

I don’t know what is wrong with me, but I did not capture this walk very well in photographs.  We did not spend much time at each place, and some of the sights were not as impressive as I was hoping.  This post is more of a travelogue rather than a recommended walk.  I will…