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Lately…Paris scenes from Boston

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A fountain in Boston worthy of being found in one of Paris’ gardens
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Bistro-style seating at the Boston Public Library
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Wistfully thinking this section of Newbury Street is part of a garden in Paris
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An advertisement for an exhibition while strolling by an art gallery on Newbury Street
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Beautiful architecture in Boston
Explorateur Restaurant Boston Pastries
Pastry selection at Explorateur
Explorateur Restaurant Boston Food
More delectable pastries!
France in Boston, Paris in Boston, Sightseeing, Travel

Finding Boston’s Jardin du Luxembourg

While there’s currently no park in Boston that can give Paris’ Jardin du Luxembourg a run for its money, there is one park in particular that I think provides the same feeling of contentment and escape from the city.

I stumbled upon it while walking around Boston one day a few years ago, and it was like an oasis in a concrete desert. After seeing building after building, tons of traffic and horns blaring, I did a double-take upon approaching what looked like a place with concentrated trees, flowers, benches, a fountain, and a cute greenhouse looking building.

I googled this place later and learned that this park is the Norman B. Leventhal Park, located in Boston’s financial district.

Boston Norman B. Leventhal Park

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Finding Paris in Boston: A new blog series

As far as I can remember, the first city I ever wanted to visit was Paris. I finally had the opportunity to travel to Paris in the fall of 2006 and it did not disappoint! Seeing the Eiffel Tower for the first time was breathtaking, not to mention the beautiful architecture and the way Parisians showcase everything as if it’s a work of art. Whether it’s cheese, bread, pastries, tea, or chocolate, stepping into most shops is like stepping into an art gallery where each display is a feast for the eyes.

Interior of Stohrer Patisserie in Paris
The beautiful Stohrer patisserie in Paris

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