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A final day of theater in London

This is my final full day in London and to keep myself out of the stores, I have discount tickets for two more productions, a play and a musical.  If you have been following the blog you know this is … Continue reading

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I’m just wild about Harry: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in London

As my frequent readers know, I am a Harry Potter fan.  On one of my last visits to London, I took a bus out to see the Warner Brothers Studios in Leavesden.  Today the Harry Potter theme continues with the … Continue reading

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Our last day in Paris

We are headed to London later today on the Eurostar.  After packing, we decided to return to Saint-Germain to have lunch and to see the Abbey Church.  We rode through this area a couple of days ago on the hop-on/hop-off … Continue reading

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High Tea in London

While Boris is in London on business, I tagged along to enjoy the city while the hotel room is “free”.  We just concluded a long weekend to Paris celebrating a milestone birthday for Boris.  This part of the trip will … Continue reading

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Boris’ Birthday in Paris

We spent the morning of Boris’ 60th birthday touring Claude Monet’s farmhouse and Gardens in Giverny, France.  Now the birthday celebration returns to Paris for lunch at one of his favorites, Brasserie Bofinger.  Last time we were in Paris the … Continue reading

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Giverny, Normandy, France

Today is Boris’ 60th Birthday.  We have chosen to do an half day excursion outside of Paris to the edge of Normandy to visit Claude Monet’s farmhouse and gardens at Giverny.  Giverny is just under 50 miles west of Paris. … Continue reading

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Day touring in Paris Continued

Boris and I continued our tour of Paris via the Hop-on/Hop off bus, leaving behind the Eiffel Tower.  We passed by Les Invalides, more commonly known as Hotel national des Invalides, a complex of museums and monuments dedicated to the … Continue reading

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