My first stop, Paris bien sûr. They say the French are rude. Pas vrai.  After reading almost every book on French culture, fashion, and food, I realized soon upon my arrival that some of those stereotypes are grossly exaggerated. Use common sense, try to learn some French before you go and you should be fine. And yes, eating baguettes and pastries every day is completely acceptable.

20e Arrondissement: Père Lachaise

Beauty in stillness.

Automne Parisien: Paris in the Fall

Autumn is my favorite season. Why? Because it's the BEST! Paris doesn't disappoint. Bring a scarf and an umbrella. Dress comfortably, but not frumpy. You don't want to be upstaged by a lamp post.

Montmartre and Pigalle: Art and Lust

Come for Sacre-Cœur, stay for the weirdness.

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