All posts tagged: France

Two Days in Paris

If you only have two days in Paris, skip the museum lines, slow down the pace and enjoy. Here are a few things you can do to make sure you don’t need a vacation to recover from your vacation. Stop and smell the roses Paris has many gardens and parks and if you visit the city in spring (ideal time is May) everything is in bloom. Some of my favorite places to relax  are the Tuileriers and Luxembourg Gardens and Place des Vosges. Great for people watching too. Eat and drink your heart out No need to mention how good the food is in France so make it a point to try as many things as you can. Berthillon on Ile Saint-Louis has the best ice cream I’ve ever eaten. I recommend trying the chocolate and orange flavor (Gianduja a l’orange). Check out Rue Mouffetard in the Latin Quarter. This street has mouth-watering fromageries, boulangeries and boucheries but also charming restaurants where you can have a three course meal without breaking the bank. We dinned on duck confit, …