my favorite Paris guide

April 13, 2010 | Leave a comment

I’m not much for guide books. I tend to get overwhelmed by them. This is perfect. I loved our walks and the guide steered us to some great places. Recommended!

Frommer’s 24 Great Walks in Paris, 1st Edition

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By Peter Caine, Oriel Caine
Pages: 176
ISBN: 978-0-470-22897-5
Pub Date: March 31, 2008
Price: $15.99
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Discover Paris’s most colorful neighborhoodsone step at a time.

Follow Frommer’s for an up-close and personal look at the City of Light’s most culturally rich areas, from famous places to lesser-known gems. Filled with color photos, easy-to-follow maps, clear route directions, and helpful commentary, this guide makes it easy to find your way around.

Let Frommer’s take you to:

  • Historic Paris, from the Romans to the revolution and the backstreets of the Bastille
  • Bohemian Montmartre, the haunt of artists such as Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Picasso
  • The Paris Meridian (The Da Vinci Code‘s “rose Line”), one-time rival to the Greenwich Meridian
  • The iconic Eiffel Tower, the Bustling markets of Les Halles, and the banks of the Seine
  • “Underground” Paris, from the Catacombs to the cemetery of Père-Lachaise

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old-fashioned storytelling in a brave new world

April 12, 2010 | 2 Comments

Wiggs-SUs-drm.jpg My first digital-only story is available this month. I’m a bit challenged by all the choices, but here is a shortcut to download “The Story of Us,” which is a prequel to the upcoming reader favorite, The Ocean Between Us:

And check at your local library. Many public libraries now offer e-book downloads for patrons. Hope that helps! Enjoy!

April in Paris

April 11, 2010 | 5 Comments

Paris is the most beautiful city in the world! To see the shots larger, click here:

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