Nature and Green Travels

Paris Parks & Gardens: The Cross-City Tourist

Donna Evleth, a longtime resident of Paris, lives near the Luxembourg Garden, but on this day she's a cross-city tourist. Searching for a park she's never visited and for a less formal garden where she can walk on the grass, she crosses Paris to the Folie Titon Garden in the 11th arrondissement. That's only the beginning of this tale of discovery

It’s Official: Springtime Comes to Paris

If you missed the latest France Revisited Facebook quiz—no prize this time, just glory, but isn’t that plenty already?—the question was: If it were to...

Sometimes, when nature calls…

Sometimes, when the weather’s nice and I feel nature calling, I’ll take the RER out of the city, not too far, a half-hour ride west from the center of Paris. Actually, it isn't nature calling but a friend of mine who lives out there.

The Green Traveler: Arbor Day

Celebrating Arbor Day in New Jersey. When I get back to Paris next week I’m sure to find my plants looking dry and forlorn but alive and willing to be nursed back to health through the spring. The secret to raising plants, I’ve found, is to not get too attached to them.

Natural expedition in Vendée or Still life with children

Given the choice between an afternoon with screaming kids and a nature expedition in flat, damp Vendee, south of the Loire by the Atlantic coast...

Christmas in Paris is but a memory

It's the rare Paris winter in recent years when Canal Saint Martin freezes over. But abandoning Christmas trees on the street (or in this case the canal) is a post-holiday tradition in Paris.

Private Paris & France Tours

Award-winning travel writer and editor Gary Lee Kraut is the go-to guy for individuals and agencies seeking personalized tours, events and advice in Paris and throughout France.

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