Bringing Down the White Picket Fence

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Paris is getting a lot of press lately on their decision to remove the padlocks of love from the Pont des Arts bridge.  Of course, everybody has their opinions on the matter, from those who find the locks to be a must-see tourist attraction (right up there with seeing the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre) to those who understand the realistic dangers of thousands of metal locks weighing down the side panels… Read More

Feel the Rush of the Tour de France! If you are traveling to Paris in July, make sure to keep tabs on the Tour de France as it makes its arrival into the city.  Don’t be tempted to follow the crowds as they push towards the Champs Elysee.   Instead, head for the Left Bank and land a spot along the Quai Voltaire, anywhere between the Pont des Arts and the Pont Royal.  Here… Read More