Category Archives: Europe

Ex-pat shares Paris Favs

Yesterday I wrote about my favorite things to do in Paris and asked for readers to respond with ideas of their own.  Well, I got lucky. John Brosky, formerly of Grand Rapids, Mi shared his thoughts and generously agreed to … Continue reading

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My “Favorite Five” things to do in Paris

A young film editor from Chicago asked me recently if there are any things that I always do when I go to Paris.  We were sitting next to each other at a Hidden Kitchen dinner in Paris discussing the fact … Continue reading

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Fitzwilliam Hotel in Dublin, delightful place to stay

Located across the street from St. Stephen’s Green and a short block away from Grafton Street, The Fitzwilliam Hotel is perfectly located for a traveler like me.  St. Stephen’s Green is a gorgeous park, filled with verdant green plants, a … Continue reading

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Oscar Wilde Statue in lush green corner of a Dublin park

While meandering through a a lush green park in Dublin called Merrion Square I came across this monument to the famous Irish playwright, Oscar Wilde.  This private and secluded spot  is across the street from an area of dominated by … Continue reading

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Hidden Kitchen is a true DesignDestination

We did a rather odd thing in a way in Paris last week.  We attended a private dinner party hosted by two young ex-pats in their grand old Right Bank apartment where we didn’t know our hosts or the other … Continue reading

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