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Taking the High-Speed Train from Paris to Lyon: A Ride on the TGV

Taking the High-Speed Train from Paris to Lyon: A Ride on the TGV

July 13, 2024

“The landscape changes, the people change, our needs change, but the train keeps moving. Life is the train, not the station.” ~Paulo Coelho We must have spent an hour at Galeries Lafayette Gourmet, trying to decide on a packable lunch for our train trip from Paris to Lyon. Each booth seemed more tempting than the … Read More

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Palais Garnier: A Tour of Paris’ Gloriously Opulent Opera House

Palais Garnier: A Tour of Paris’ Gloriously Opulent Opera House

July 11, 2024

Only five tickets remained when I booked our “Mysteries of the Palais Garnier” tour six weeks before we traveled to Paris. The 5 p.m. time slot would work well with our itinerary, I thought, but truth be told, it was the word mysteries that really captured my attention: Discover all the secrets of the Paris Opera … Read More

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