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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so naturally I’ve been daydreaming about the most romantic city in the world. Fueling my fantasies has been a book entitled The Best Places to Kiss in Paris – Romantic Rendezvous in the City of Light, by Thierry Soufflard, which profiles (you guessed it) the most scintillating spots to pucker up in Paris.
But what’s a romantic rendezvous without a little sweetness? Below, I’ve paired my favorite spots on Thierry’s list with chocolateries and patisseries that are (relatively) nearby each locale. Bisous! xx
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Or, Le Baisemain, a kiss of the hand, about the French-style kiss, considered by some out of fashion. Gallantly, he bend down from the waist and reached for my right hand. He took my hand as though it were a fragile butterfly about to fly away. Poised, he raised it…
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