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Delicious Days in Paris : Walking tours to explore the city's food and culture - Jane Paech

Delicious Days in Paris

Walking tours to explore the city's food and culture

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Published: 1st April 2014
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Romantic, mouth-watering Paris – where do you start?

Let food-lover and Paris expert Jane Paech show you around the city's mille-feuille of history and culture, with its tempting pastry and chocolate shops on every corner.

You'll visit both legendary and little-known cafés, restaurants and pâtisseries of Paris, and see museums, art galleries, gardens, markets and other interesting places – all at a civilised pace, with time to daydream.

Taste camembert, champagne, strawberry tarts, meringues and macarons on Jane's fourteen themed walks.

About the Author

Jane Paech grew up on a farm in South Australia where her lifelong love of food was born. Living in New York further ignited her passion for both food and travel, and when an opportunity to live in Paris arose, she turned from a career in nursing to travel writing, unable to resist documenting all the wonderful sights, smells and tastes she discovered. Her work has been featured in publications including Australian Gourmet Traveller, Qantas inflight magazine, The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald.

Jane currently lives in Adelaide with her two daughters, Georgie and Annabelle, and their cat, Geneviève.

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5.0

A must-read for Paris-bound travellers!

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Great Travel Companion
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    Comments about Delicious Days in Paris:

    Thanks Jane for another in-depth behind-the-scenes view of my favourite city. There are so many mouth-watering places that have made it onto my must-visit list! So many dishes and so few meal times! I can't wait to return to Paris - and this book is coming with me as a guide!

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    5.0

    Don't Leave Home Without This Book!!

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      Comments about Delicious Days in Paris:

      I have just returned from Paris and fortunately had the book with me, as I stumbled upon it during a search for recommendations on places to walk and eat around Paris. Jane's writing and suggestions really resonated with this self-confessed 'foodie' and I visited quite a few of the lovely cafes and places she recommended during my stay in Paris. The focus on a specific area works perfectly for a stay in this beautiful city, as you can work out where you want to visit that day eg a suggested museum or gallery, and then follow that visit with a drink or coffee nearby. The size of the book is perfect - not too heavy to carry around and fits perfectly into handbag. I passed onto a friend who also loved it.

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      5.0

      Experience the real Paris

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      from Sydney

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        Comments about Delicious Days in Paris:

        I found this book a luscious read and invaluable resource. Don't get on the plane without it!

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        5.0

        A lovely overview of Paris food and wine

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          Comments about Delicious Days in Paris:

          This book is an excellent read for those planning a trip to Paris or simply love dreaming about it. It helped us find excellent restaurants and day trips centering around food.

          It would make an excellent gift for friends or family travelling to this amazing city.

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          4.0

          A delicious read

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            Comments about Delicious Days in Paris:

            Great ideas for a visit to Paris, or just for an armchair journey.

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            ISBN: 9781921383045
            ISBN-10: 1921383046
            Audience: General
            Format: Paperback
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 256
            Published: 1st April 2014
            Country of Publication: AU
            Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 15.2  x 2.1
            Weight (kg): 20.3
            Edition Number: 1