Adventures in Paris is a blog about planning your weekends in Paris and your weekend getaways from Paris. Abby lives in Paris and enjoys exploring and photographing every corner of the city, as well as visiting new regions of France. Through food and wine, new friends and old, hiking and driving along the coast or in the mountains, Abby’s goal is to discover the best of France, the yet undiscovered! She gives you practical information and no-nonsense opinions for those with no time to spare and for those who like to linger.

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GuruWalk, a Free Walking Tour Community

I was contacted today by Bernard of GuruWalk, a growing worldwide community that connects tour guides with travelers. It is completely free to register as a tour guide; […]

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A Week in the Azores

In January, my mom and I took a 6-day trip to the island of Terceira, in the Azores. Terceira combines colonial Portuguese architecture, Portuguese cuisine, green landscapes reminiscent […]

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Photos from the Brittany Coastal Trail

My photos from my August GR34 hike are up! You can view all my photos from Vitré (Ille-et-Vilaine) to Le Bono (Morbihan) HERE. Concarneau at sunrise I estimate […]

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Paris Meetups

One great way to meet new people in Paris if you’re new in town or just sick of your current friends and want to meet new people is […]

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Paris Newsletters

Did you know that each arrondissement has an e-newsletter that is packed full of information on happenings in the neighborhood, city government initiatives,  upcoming events and even discounts […]

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The Festival Interceltique de Lorient

The timing of this last leg of my hike could not have been better. On Sunday evening, I hiked 34+ miles to the center of the city of Lorient, the […]

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Update from the Trail

These last nearly two weeks, I’ve been working on my goal of hiking the entire coast of Brittany. This time, I’m making my way from Crozon to Lorient, finishing up […]

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Lulu Dans Ma Rue: Help with the Odd Jobs

This spring, I needed to hang some baskets, a shelf and a mirror and I knew I’d mess it up if I tried it myself. But it wasn’t […]

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Prettiest Villages in Brittany

Thanks to Complete France for this list of 16 Traditional Villages in Brittany You Have to Visit. Île-de-Batz I still haven’t seen all of them. I’m missing four: Bécherel (Ille-et-Vilaine), Pontrieux (Côtes […]

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My Local Wine Bar: Les Agapes de Nina

This is my new local wine bar, Les Agapes de Nina. Run by Nina herself, she makes you feel like you’re at home. And she picks excellent wines. […]

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