“Pursue what catches your heart, not what catches your eyes.” ― Roy T. Bennett
Here are the links that caught my heart this month:
Google MyMaps - I don’t often share tech tips on my personal blog, but I really love MyMaps. I create them for myself whenever I travel and have also made customized maps and itineraries for friends who are visiting Door County, Milwaukee, or Paris. Maybe I’ll do I MyMaps post soon. Here’s an example.
All the Light We Cannot See to be adapted into Netflix series - I loved this book!
Nolita, The New French Shopping District of New York - I’ll be in New York in October and will definitely check this out.
Paris’ Hotel Lutetia is Haunted by History - I love this neighborhood, but have never gone inside the only palace hotel on the Left Bank — next time.
The Best Instagram and Photo Spots In Paris - I’ve captured many, but still have a few to discover. Of course, iterations are good too!
Everything You Need to Know About the New Galeries Lafayette on the Champs-Elysées - I’m eager to visit this store in October. I love the idea of maintaining the allure of classic department stores with modern touches like smart hangers to rival online shopping.
The 10 Best Galleries and Stores for Design Lovers in Paris (by Architectural Digest). I’ve only been to Merci so far.
When to Book Your Flights for the Best Deals in 2019 - Airfare prices have been all over the place this spring. I did find a good fare for our flight in October. But it’s always nice to have a few insider tips.
The Film Lover’s Guide to Paris - I have my own version of this tour, but this article definitely adds a few things to my repertoire.
50 Things You Must Do When You Visit Paris - I’ve done 34 over the course of innumerable visits. I’m not sure if I completely agree with this list and you couldn’t possibly do it all in a typical week-long visit; however, there are a few things that I still need to try — discover a “secret restaurant,” Les Puces de Saint-Ouen, stroll the Promenade Planté, drinks at Maxim’s…
Spend the Night in a French Bookstore - I’d love to try the one in the Marais!
Understandably, I have read so many articles about Notre Dame over the past two weeks. Here are a few that I found most interested:
Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Notre Dame — Well, I did know some of these ;-)
Where to Find Free Wifi in Paris — a very handy list
I Ate and Cooked Like a Parisian for a Week - Here’s What I Learned — Keep it fresh, simple, and local. Take you time. Enjoy preparing and eating your food. Treat yourself.
Rooftops of Paris at Twilight - These photos are stunning!