Paris

Paris Travel Guide

Camard, and a number of other shipping companies, maintain offices at the Porte de Clignancourt flea market and other spots around Paris. You register, and they give you a receipt pad, stickers, and your own personal Camard number.

“At a proper chocolatier—a place where they make chocolate from actual beans and don’t just mold other producers’—the smell of dark cocoa and butter should hit you when you walk through the door,” Lyn says.

Reminiscent of a French cottage, this tiny gardening and gourmet food shop is located in the heart of the Montmartre district on Rue des Abbesses.

The late-19th-century building houses a satisfying number of Flemish and Dutch masters—including Rubens and van Dyck, and several first-rate landscapes by Jacob van Ruisdael—and notable 19th-century French paintings by Jacques-Louis David, Delacroix, and Corot.

This high-end retailer with seven Paris locations takes its coffee seriously. At home on Paris' grandest shopping streets, Comptoir Richard is part of a tradition dating to 1892.

Awash in minimalist shades of taupes and creams with , Bleu Comme Bleu embodies serenity and well being — with a keen sense of style.