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Perfect Paris Travel Movie

Midnight in Paris on the Seine
The Seine River, Paris

Destination: Paris

Movie: Midnight in Paris (NEW 2011), written and directed by Woody Allen

What a delicious confection of a movie. If you are craving a hearty boeuf Bourguignon of a movie, go elsewhere, but if a simple little meringue melting on your tongue sounds heavenly–this movie is the dish for you. But it may be the best Paris travel  movie of the decade. It shows EVERY major tourist site, instead of  just the usual establishing shot of the Eiffel Tower. Continue reading Perfect Paris Travel Movie

Children’s Book Goes to Monet’s Garden

Destination: Giverny, France

Book: Linnea Visits Monet’s Garden by Christina Björk and Lena Anderson

A Visit to Claude Monet’s Garden

A Guest Post by Mara Gorman

When I was planning our family’s trip to Paris last summer, I knew that we would make a day trip to see the painter Claude Monet’s house and garden, which are located in Giverny, right next to the village of Vernon, about an hour outside the city. I had last visited myself nearly twenty years before when I was in college, and had done so because of a book given to me by my mother,[amazonify]9129583144::text:::: Linnea in Monet’s Garden [/amazonify] by Christina Björk and Lena Anderson. Continue reading Children’s Book Goes to Monet’s Garden