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Obsessed with Nazi Occupation of Paris

My friend Alan Marty is a retired cardiac surgeon with an unquenchable thirst for information about the Nazi occupation of Paris that launched a stream of emails among my readers:

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Kim Bernardin

Located not too far from Terrance’s office at ‘Le Select’ you can find Kim Bernardin’s boutique at 20 rue des Saints-Pères in the 7th district, (metro: Saint-Germain-des-Prés or a twenty minute walk). The streets of Paris are no longer lined with designers selling their own creations and in fact in recent years the number of real designer boutiques in Paris has sadly fallen dramatically. Paris is home to the big fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Dior and Balmain to name just a few.

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Musée Louis Vuitton

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Second Empire-Musée d'Orsay

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The Paris Insider Newsletter

THE PARIS INSIDER family of weekly newsletters,Including THE PARIS INSIDER (Tuesday,) THE PARIS READERS CIRCLE (Wednesday,) THE PARIS WEEKENDER (Thursday,) and THE PARIS INTERVIEW (Friday) offer freshly written reviews about restaurants, museums, books, events, showings and what's on in Paris. Arriving at 9:15 AM Pacific Time you'll receive all of this plus tips on excursions to the surrounding regions from Champagne to the Loire Valley and much more. Thank you for subscribing.


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No one should have a bad meal in Paris! Whether a 2-star restaurant or a local bistro there should always be an excellent rapport qualité prix– relationship between price and quality. At my favorites you will be treated as a regular and have a satisfying experience. Just tell them  “Terrance sent you.”


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Regularly scheduled literary salons with guest writers, private dinners, restaurant openings, wine tastings,market visits and cooking classes attract a discerning, sophisticated crowd who love to have a good time while they learn. Our cadre of Paris–based colleagues happily share their passion for this magical city.