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‘A Moveable Feast’, menu revised

Sticking with the Paris theme: Should publishers significantly rework new editions, in this case the 'restored' version of the Hemingway classic, A Moveable Feast? Hell no, says A. E. Hotchner, a friend of Hemingway's and author of the biography Papa Hemingway, in a piece in yesterday's NYT. This new edition, also published by Scribner, has been…
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SAS strike in Paris

Stumbled onto this on my way out on Sunday evening (19-Jul) at about 7 pm, striking SAS workers at De Gaulle's…

30 Second Cheap hotel Advisor – Paris

Hotel De La Paix 19, rue du Gros Caillou - 75007 Paris I liked this place! Located on a pleasant and quiet street in an otherwise fairly lively neighborhood --a couple minute walk from the Parc du Champs de Mars, and perhaps 10 to the Eiffel Tower-- it's about as off-the-beaten-path as you can find in Paris. Rooms are cozy, free wifi throughout,…
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Gadling pic of the day

reaching out, originally uploaded by pirano. Another Gadling Photo of the Day. I liked this one too. And I really…

Sleepers, drunks and Prince: LJ – Paris via rail

If you’ve never been on a sleeper train, this is what they look like, or more specifically, what the 23:42 D 296 from Ljubljana to Munich looks like:    This one’s a Croatian Rail sleeper, quite new, relatively comfortable, very clean. Much nicer than some I’ve been on. But if your plan is to get a decent night’s sleep during your 6 hour and 35…
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