H/B/F 2017: best of Paris–food and drink

For Andrew and me, one of the best parts of travel–perhaps THE best part–is eating.  We love enjoying both regional specialties and emerging cuisines, basically anything that comes recommended by our host, our guidebook or Andrew’s own online research.  As usual, this trip did not disappoint. Continue reading “H/B/F 2017: best of Paris–food and drink”

H/B/F 2017: Paris highlights

Our next stop on the trip was Paris–my favorite place on the planet (or at least tied for first with Emily’s house).

Andrew and I have been to Paris a few times so far, and he always asks, “What are we going to do that we haven’t done?”  Well, this year, we saw something completely new: La Grande Arche de la Défense.  We’d actually never really been to La Défense before, which is a business district outside of the city (seen in the second photo, below). The arch is really an incredible sight; I’m almost regretting that I talked Andrew out of spending an exorbitant amount of money for us to ride to the top (it actually re-opened THAT DAY).

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