Friday, July 1, 2011

Parisian Plans

[letterpress print by sycamorestreetpress]

I'm packing for a trip to Paris, my 1st one ever.  I've been wanting to go since I started taking French when I was 11, too bad I haven't kept it up since then.  Still, I'm looking forward to fitting in as much sightseeing and EATING as humanly possible.  Here's my wish-list, we'll see how it goes...

- Arc de Triomphe
- Avenue Montaigne
- Batignolles Market
- Boulevard Haussmann
- Champs-Élysées
- Chartres Cathedral
- Chateaubriand Restaurant
- Chez Josephine Dumonet Restaurant
- Fauchon
- Galeries Lafayette
- Gérard Mulot
- île de la Cité Marché aux Fleurs
- Jardin des Tuileries
- Jardin du Luxembourg
- Jean-Paul Hevin Chocolatier
- L'os a Moelle Restaurant
- La Regalade Restaurant
- La Seine 
- La Tour Eiffel
- La Vallee Village
- Ladurée
- Le Comptoir Restaurant
- Le Pont des Arts
- Le Porc Noir de Bigorre
- Lenôtre
- Les Deux Magots
- Les Fables de la Fontaine Restaurant
- Les Halles
- Maison Berthillon
- Montmarte
- Musée d'Orsay
- Notre Dame
- Palais de Tokyo
- Palais Royal
- Parc des Buttes Chaumont
- Passage Vivienne
Poilâne Boulangerie
- Raspail Market
- Richard Lenoir Market
- Rodin Museum
- Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore
- Rue du Four
- Sacre Coeur
- Saint Germain des Pres
- Shakespeare and Company Bookshop
- Spring Restaurant
- Stohrer
- Versailles


Hearthandmade said...

How long are you there for?! That's loads. Out of all the places in France I've been Paris is my least fave. The best is the south. I have an adopted family over there ^_^ I spent one Christmas up the alps and it was magical

Suzanne said...

whoa, that's some list! Looks like the ones I carry on my trips. ;) I hope you get to check every single one of them off. :)

Rachel W K said...

If you complete that list I think it could be considered the best Paris trip ever. Have fun!! You have been quite the jet setter lately! :)


San Jose Love said...

wow. I'm really jealous. I've never been either. You're gonna have a great time!

Helen said...


Craftiness NOW said...

hi hearthandmade! we are here in paris and i looovvve it, hopefully one day i will make it to the south but for now im here until friday

thanks, suzanne,rachel, san jose love and helen! we are getting through a lot!!

youngmi said...

how exciting!! be sure to take tons of photos to share ^_^

Small Burst said...

Oh wow! I'm sure you're having a great time. I hope i make it to france someday. I took 3 years of french in high school because I swore i would visit france one day. your list--amazing! Hope you see everything! Maybe someday, I'll finally get to see the Louvre. Enjoy!! hope you'll post your pics.

Craftiness NOW said...

thanks, youngmi! i took soooo many pics, oh my gosh, trying to organize them now. new post soon once i dig out ;-)

hi Small Burst, yes, i also haven't taken french since high school but a little of it actually came back! very entertaining for the locals to hear me try to mangle my way through ordering a croissant, haha...hope you get to go too. soon!

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