Musée d’Orsay

One morning in Paris, Stephanie made plans for herself to visit the Louvre. Having been on a previous visit to Paris I decided I’d take a pass, and would meet her several hours later at the Louvre courtyard Pyramid. After she’d left early to beat the crowds, I enjoyed a slow lazy start to my […]

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Reims

Reims is in the Champagne region of France and is in my mind the official home of Champagne the lovely bubbly. It also boasts two UNESCO Heritage Sites; the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, and Champagne hillsides, houses and cellars. This was an easy day trip from Paris, we left early (7am-ish) and got back to Paris […]

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Saint-Sulpice, Take 2

If you’re a regular reader of Book Me That Extra Seat, you’ll remember seeing my post for Saint-Sulpice a week or so ago. I’m not sure what happened, but the day after it was published the post reverted to a very old draft. I wasn’t able to retrieve the most recent version, so figured it […]

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Giverny

I won’t pretend to be knowledgeable about art. I mean, I can tell the difference between impressionism, cubism and surrealism. But if you were to start discussing post-impressionism in great detail or ask for my opinion on baroque, I’d probably look for a polite excuse to escape before my eyes dried up and fell at […]

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Montmartre Cemetery

Hidden amongst the hustle and bustle of Paris is Montmartre Cemetery. Step through the gates and you’ll immediately find yourself in a different world. Gone are the crowds and honking cars. Here is the quiet final resting place of many famous Parisians, many of whom you’ll be familiar with.

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