The Things You Learn On Holidays

While looking at the impressive facade of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral, I noticed this headless statue holding its head and wondered its significance.

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La Jacobine

Ooey-gooey Gruyere, melt-in-your-mouth caramelized onions, perfect and comforting homemade beef broth.. if you’re in Paris looking for a delicious bowl of cheesy onion soup, head over to La Jacobine in the covered walkway of rue Saint-André des Art.

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Point Zero

In the square outside of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, look for the small crowd of people staring at the ground.

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Cook’n Saj

I’ve noticed that burgers have become more popular in France over the past several years, as evidenced by Cook’n Saj where we went for dinner one night in Paris and were the only non-French speakers.

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Damn Tourists!

I say that tongue-in-cheek, of course. Especially considering the fact that as a visitor to Paris, or anywhere else for that matter, I’m one of those damn tourists myself.

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La Colonne de Juillet

La Colonne de Juillet – July Column for us anglophones – stands in the centre of Place de la Bastille and commemorates the defense of civil liberties by citizens, specifically the events of the 1830 July Revolution.

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Cimetière du Père Lachaise

The first time Stephanie and I visited Paris, we thoroughly enjoyed a couple of hours wandering through the Montmartre Cemetery.

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