Shakespeare and Company – A Legendary Bookshop

Shakespeare and Company Bookshop

Shakespeare Bookshop’s Reputation Far Exceeds the Size of its Shop: Shakespeare and Company is an independent English-language bookshop in the Latin Quarter that falls under the “legendary bookshop” category. When you have literary luminaries visiting Shakespeare and Company and when film-makers feature the bookshop in their movies, even if it’s ever so briefly as in […]

Deyrolle – A Unique Taxidermy Shop in the Heart of Paris

Deyrolle Taxidermist

Deyrolle Feels More like a Natural History Museum: When it comes to the unusual, Deyrolle is perhaps one of the more idiosyncratic shops in Paris. If you’re shopping for a gift that’s a little more unique than what you can find in Galeries Lafayette or the other Paris grand magasins, this shop has stuffed polar bears, […]

La Vallée Village – A Chic Paris Designer Outlet

Chic Outlet Shopping

Bargain-Hunting for Designer Fashion at La Vallée Village: Tuesday was shopping day for us and the plan was to head for one of the shopping outlets in Paris. We’ve heard a lot about Chic Outlet’s La Vallée Village and thought that it was time for us to check out the bargains for designer fashion at […]

Paris Shopping – Les Grands Magasins of Paris

Galeries Lafayette

At the Grand Department Stores in Paris You Can Shop till you Drop: If shopping is your passion, a visit to les Grands Magasins (the grand department stores) of Paris is a must. Parisians are très chic and the department stores here carry all the latest in the fashion scene. The big stores stock most […]