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Paris Diaries : Autumn No Six


paris apartment in the marais

For those of you who have been asking where I stayed this time in Paris, I was just around the corner from my old apartment.  I stayed with La Belle Address for the second time this year and couldn’t be happier. I stayed in the “Picasso” apartment. Since I was in the same neighborhood as my last trip just a few months previous it was VERY easy to slide back into life. I had the same grocery, metro stop, and cafés for my morning coffees. I loved being able to see the same people in the neighborhood. I worked on creating a neighborhood guide this time around so you know my favorite places to stop (coming soon) if you have the opportunity to stay in an apartment by La Belle Address


la belle address paris apartment in the marais

I spent the afternoon meeting with Nina the co-founder of Insidr Paris. I recently wrote about their service in a previous post. It is the way I was able to keep connected on this trip to Paris without a SIM card. It was incredibly easy and reliable. Plus I was able to learn more about the city. We are working on a neighborhood guide of St Germain de Près so stay tuned. I am sure you are noticing a theme with the neighborhood guides. I have had a huge request for suggestions on where to go in certain neighborhoods so this was the best solution plus this challenged me and allowed me to rediscover the city I thought I knew so well. Nina has opened my eyes to a lot of unique spots in Paris.


hoston hotel

I checked out the Hoxton Hotel which seems to be all the rage these days but sadly wasn’t impressed. Hopefully, they work out their opening day kinks. I arrived just before the rain and enjoyed a tea while I waited out the weather.

I ended the day with wine and cheese with my Paris Family. We spent the evening laughing and catching up and Miss M even showed me the art she has been working on. I have so many fond memories spent with these three in Paris. 

If you are headed to Paris this Autumn don’t miss my Packing Guide. 


paris apartment by rebecca plotnick

 

 

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