Tag: Paris

  • Perspectives

    “Paris is a museum,” said the Paris-based filmmaker I’d been chatting with over beers. Look beyond the monuments, museums, tourist traps, and other obvious must-sees and there’s vibrant everyday life. It may be a museum, but the people behind the scenes are fascinating to watch. It’s all about choosing your perspective.

  • Food Matters: Paris 2018

    Following a recent trip to Paris, I have some new-to-us recommendations to add to my previous list: Inexpensive and great seems like an oxymoron when it comes to Paris, but Raviolis Nord Est is on point. This hole in the wall near Les Halles offers salads and Chinese dumplings. Beth and I ate a filling, […]

  • Tips: Better travel photos

    No names, but I once sat through a slideshow of someone’s travels that included 300 images. About 50 in, I realized they had dumped their memory card and included every, single shot including those that were out of focus or blurred. It made for a long evening.  When we remember our travels, we focus more […]

  • Food Matters: Paris

    One of the pleasures of travel is finding good, local food. And one of my favorite cities for eating is Paris, thanks to an exploding culture of creative cooking that offers more than the sauce-heavy dishes that have long characterized French cuisine. You can spend a fortune dining there, but you don’t have to mortgage your […]