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  1. I was fortunate to go for 10 days during my senior year of high school. Would love to revisit the Champs Elysee, Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower, not to mention Moulin Rouge!

  2. It is such a BEAUTIFUL city! The language, history, FOOD… so many wonderful nooks & crannies <3

  3. I would love to be able to take my daughter because she’s been taking French in high school for 3 years.

  4. On a trip to Venice ( which I won) all we got to see of the City of Light
    was the airport! I would love to see and enjoy what we missed on that
    1998 trip.

  5. Would love to go for my anniversary! I would love to see museums and churches! Eat their wonderful food ! Have coffee in a sidewalk cafe! See the Eiffel tower and walk along the river! So much history and romance to absorb! Would be a lifetime dream!

  6. I would love to experience the romance of Paris. The culture of Europe is so different than ours. I would love to taste the authentic French food.

  7. Isn’t Paris suppose to be the city of love? My daughter has been and I would love to go sometime. She did bring me a “Paris” Starbucks mug. Would love to win a little swag to go with my mug. : )

  8. I would love to go to Paris for the whole experience: the food, the people, the architecture, the museums, and the romance.

  9. I’ve wanted to visit Paris for many years – the arts, the history, the architecture, the food and wine!

    judy at gwd dot org

  10. It would be like stepping back in time. The scenery itself would take my breath away!! To taste the food would be heavenly, and I still remember bits and pieces of French from years ago, when I was in school. My Husband was there, when he was in the Army, and I would love to go back there with him, so he could show me all the places that he went to while he was stationed there. It would be a trip of memories!! (Probe211)

  11. I would love to see the sites and try the food. Just a nice romantic vacation for me and hubs would be awesome!

  12. I’ve video sited Paris way back in the late 70s. Would love to make the trip again with my family this time! So much more fun to share with those you love!

  13. I was never much of an “art museum” person until I spent a very few hours in the National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery in London (I shudder to think how long ago that’s been now). I’d like to visit Paris to see the Louvre and some of the other great museums and the beautiful historic architecture.

  14. The first thing that comes to mind when I think of going to Paris is THE FOOD! I love French cuisine! The fashions & art are fabulous too but mostly the food!!

  15. I’d love to visit Paris again; my daughter and I spent one hectic day there in 1984, as part of a bus tour. We were herded like sheep, and the only time we had to ourselves was at selected gift shops. The Rodin Museum was not on the list, though we drove by. I’ve been rereading Colette, I want to tour the Panthรฉon, I want to visit Morrison’s grave, and I want to shop at the original Galeries Lafayette.

  16. Oh WOW!!! I would love to win one of these packs!!! Paris is my dream vacation destination. I went there when I was in junior high and have been wanting to go back!!! I collect eiffel tower anything!!! I am obsessed with Paris and the eiffel tower. Pick me!!! LOL
    Thanks for the giveaway!!!

  17. I’ve been to Paris, but I was a child and remember only bits and pieces of the visit. As a person who studied history and art in college, I’d love to go and see all the sites and art that I learned about in school.

    journeybound2010 AT gmail

  18. To see Louvre, sail in the Seine, eat in a roadside cafe and just stroll looking at the luxury stores.

  19. Paris has been on my wish list since I was a teenager and the French club did trips there. I always wanted to visit the places I read about in class, but never got the opportunity.

  20. Ever since I took French in 10th grade (over 50 years ago) I have wanted to visit France. To me it is a beautiful language and I would love to see the many wonderful sites.

  21. I have always wanted to see the architecture of Paris. Stroll the avenues and soak up the history. One day!

  22. I have been fortunate to have had a whirlwind visit to Paris and go up in the Eiffel Tower, would love to go back and have dinner at the Restaurant on the tower and to see the Monet Museum

  23. I would love to go to Paris, people watch at an outdoor cafe.

    Thank you for the wonderful giveaways.


  24. I would love to visit Paris and sit at an outdoor cafe and just people watch.

    Thank you for the wonderful giveaway.

    sillymeemaw AT [yahoo]

  25. I have always wanted to visit Paris because of its history and romance. But I really want to visit it now to show my solidarity with the French people after the terrible terrorist attack. I know some people are shying away because of safety concerns, but any one of us can be hit by a bus tomorrow. We can’t let fear rule our actions.

  26. As a history major, I have to say the historic sight seeing would be my main motivation to go. The food and especially desserts wouldn’t be a too far behind reason, either ๐Ÿ™‚

  27. There is so much history and culture! I’d love to visit the new parts of the city of course but if possible I’d much rather visit the parts that only the locals know, the corners that only those with a true passion for the city know about <3

  28. I would love to visit Paris for a couple of reasons. First for the history/architect. Second my moms side is from Paris would love to visit and get glimpse threw their eyes. Third is a bucket list for my husband..

  29. I would loive to see and experience everything about Paris and France in general. Fascinating country from what I’ve read and seen on TV.

  30. I’ve been to Paris and admit I did love where I stayed and the surrounding area. I missed visiting Notre Dame, but the Louve was great and rollerblading under / near the Eiffel Tower was a highlight. I want to go back when my kids are older and can appreciate it.

  31. Paris… A city of Love and adventure. As a young girl I dreamed of an escape to Paris.
    Never having been there leaves the little girl on the inside of me longing to find my way there…

  32. Paris is a beautiful place with great history. But mostly I’d like to visit Paris because I’ve barely left the state i live in and would love to see a new country.

  33. I’m sure I’ll love Paris as I’ve never been there before! I have so many places I would love to visit like the Eiffel Tower, The Louvre, The Champs Elysees and the Arc de Triomphe. Hope to visit Paris one day! And thanks for the giveaways!!

  34. I visited Paris in the mid 1980’s. It has so much history plus the museums. I loved that fact that we traveled by train and walked a lot. My favorite part was seeing all of th e sights and learning to ride the Metro.

  35. I would love to go to Paris for the simple reason that I have never traveled outside of the U.S. My husband and I both have made a Bucket List of places we would love to go to, and Paris is my number 1.

  36. I would like to go to France to see the places I read about in my historical fiction. That would be Paris and Versailles. Then another trip would be experiencing the totally different culture of the South of France. I’ve heard it’s beautiful!

  37. I would love to take my family to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower. I have heard not so good things about the people over there not really welcoming us but I always say don’t believe everything you hear. I would love to see for myself and take cooking classes and eat at some of the sidewalk cafes and things of that nature!

  38. I would love to visit Paris for the sights, the food
    and the history of Paris. I have never been but they say it is a romantic city. Thank you.

  39. I would like to go to Paris because I’m part French and I’ve studied a little French, too. I’d like to visit the museums and eat bread and cheese.
    catbooks72(at) gmail(dot)com

  40. Paris is on my bucket list and I would love to win this trip! Would love to go to the museums, historical sites, and just sit at a cafe and people watch.

  41. My mother’s people are from the France-Belgium area and it would be nice to visit relatives in the area,especially for her as she just turned 85 on May 2

  42. I would love to go to Paris because I want to scene the beautiful scenery, the historical landmarks (I am a huge history nerd), explore the city, and to eat the delicious food! sabrina_joy314 (at) hotmail

  43. I love Paris in the spring time,
    I love Paris in the fall,
    I love Paris in the winter when it drizzles,
    I love Paris in the summer when it sizzles,
    I love Paris every moment
    Every moment of the year
    I love Paris, why oh why do I love Paris
    Because my love is near.

  44. I visited Paris in 1989, but I would love to visit again – 2 days was not enough! I especially would like to have more time to explore the Louvre and sample the local cuisine and cheeses.

  45. i learned french in school but never learned enough to speak it properly,in paris i could learn the language easily and learn there french cooking cuisine

  46. I would love to visit Paris as it is “la ville lumiere”. I love arts so just visit the infrastructure and museum would be great. And eat some fine cuisine and grab a few shows.

  47. I would like to visit Paris as it is “la ville de lumiere”. I love arts and just visit their infrastructure and museum would be great. Also go to fine restaurants and catch a few shows.

  48. I’ve read so many books set in Paris that it would be nice to see if it meets the expectations in my imagination or if reality is greater than fiction!

  49. I would love to visit Paris to see all the beautiful buildings and people watch. cthrn.lmnsk

  50. Goodness !! I’ve never been to Paris or even Europe. But I want to go and see all of the places I read about. I love history and want to see and imagine what it must have been like when… So Paris would be fun.

  51. I lost my husband, the love of my life almost 4 years ago. I have been so lonely without him Maybe I’d meet my last love there and we could live happily ever after. After he follows me and his heart back to America.

  52. Paris is the canter of so much -fashion, art, history, architecture, baking the most incredible parties and the cuisine. I would like to sample it all. I am so interested in sewing and fashion that I would just die to even get close to some of the fashion houses and cloth stores. My husband and I will celebrate our 53 Rd anniversary soon and we always talk about his fathers military service in Europe and it would be such an honour to visit the Arc and other historical sites.

  53. I’ve had friends that have visited Paris and since then have always wanted to enjoy for myself all the beautiful sites they told me about.

  54. I saw Paris in 1974 young college graduate and I’d love to see the sights again (but I don’t think I can climb all those stairs to top of the Eiffel tower any longer).

  55. France is on my bucket list. I want to see the Mona Lisa at the Louve, the Palace of Versailles, the Carcassonne, the Eiffel Tower, and so many other wonderful places. This history, the romance… need I say more.

  56. I visited Paris back when I was in high school with my brother. He has since passed away and I would love to return and visit the places we both loved so much.

  57. I have been lucky to visit Paris, it is a beautiful city and I hope to go back one day. I love to walk around night and see city lights.

  58. I would love to visit Paris and other places in the world to see how they view the world. To see there passions and likes and dislikes of the world. To listen to music and talk books, see people laugh smile and dance. I would love to see the world through others eyes.

    Thanks for the chance

  59. I’ve heard so many wonderful things about Paris from watching Ina Garten’s show. She’s made some meals that look delicious. The baked pasteries and breads look yummy too. I’d like to walk along the Seine River , tour Notre Dame , the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower. I want to walk the Champs-Elysรฉes and do some shopping. See the traffic jams around the Arc de Triomphe. See some gardens…

  60. Is it ok to say I would love to visit Paris to sample all of the food? LOL. Thanks for the chance.

  61. I haven’t visited Paris in decades! I would love to see how it has changed (preferably for the better, less dog poop and vomit on the streets perhaps?).

  62. “We’ll always have Paris” said Rick (Bogey) to Ilsa (Bergman).
    Quite possibly one of the most romantic lines ever.
    Paris is forever the City of Light, Art, and Romance.

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      Your comment was chosen via and you’re the 1st Prize Pack winner. We’ll be in touch shortly.

  63. I’d love to visit Paris because I want to see the world and Paris is just one of many cities that I would love to see

  64. I got to visit Paris as a teen. Fell in love with the Musee Dorsay….. I’d love to go back and see how the City of Love has changed in the 21 years since I last visited. There’s so much magic & mystery about Paris.

  65. I will never get to Paris, but it doesn’t hurt to dream. I would love to see the Eiffel Tower, people-watch, and listen to all the different languages, and accents.

  66. Would love to see the history of the city looks so romantic and thank you so much for wonderful giveaways!

  67. I have never been to Paris. I would love to see the famous sites ,museums and try some real bistro food. Thanks for the chance to win one of the cute swag bags.

  68. We took a river cruise of France. The highlight was to be docking at Paris. We planned to explore for a day and night, unfortunately the lock was broken and we could not dock near Paris. We had a quick bus ride through Paris instead. What a let down! The rest of France was magical.

  69. I would love to visit Paris for the history and art. I would also like a chance to meet up with a handsome Frenchman and perhaps become his muse.

  70. Paris is the city of romance! I have never been but it seems like an amazing place to visit with my husband.

  71. I studied French in high school because the language is so beautiful to listen to. I want to go just so I could sit at a bistro and listen to all of them talk. The sights would be enough. So much history is just amazing. Rhianna1 at juno

  72. I have always loved Paris for it’s romance, history, Versailles, the Louvre….all of it. I’ve been obsessed with Louis XIV and the Musketeers since I was a kid. I recently read the whole Duma Musketeer series about D’Artagnan….and found out he was real!!! I can’t believe I didn’t know that after all these years, lol

  73. After reading Eric Maisel’s “A Writer’s Paris,” I would love to go to Paris to have a writing retreat!

  74. Paris is such a beautiful place! Full of history, atmosphere and welcoming people. To be able to sit in an outdoor cafe and just people watch! ๐Ÿ™‚

  75. Paris has always seemed like the most charming and romantic city in the world to me. I may be an old bat, but I’d still love to have the chance to one day stroll along the streets and hold hands with my sweetie in the city of light.

  76. I have always wanted to travel to Europe….and Paris would be a major highlight to the trip. The history, the art, the romance….sigh!
    Thanks for the chance!


  77. One day, I’ll visit Paris. It seems like such a beautiful city with interesting people.

    I’d just want to walk around and take it all in

  78. I would love to see Paris! My dad told me about it when he and my mom were just married and had the opportunity to visit the city. I would love to be able to take him back to the country so that he could remember the good time he had with my mom. She has been gone for over 26 years now. My dad still has her photo by his bedside and says good nite to her every day.

  79. Being a romantic at heart, I would love to see the magical place I have read about in so many books and seen in movies.

  80. I haven’t been out of the United States. Paris is at the top of places that is on my bucket list. Food,Wine, Beautiful things to see. What else could you ask for?

  81. Sounds like you had FUN!!! Since I am not going to Paris, winning a swag gift would be great. Thanks for the chance.

  82. I believe it to be quite sad and disappointing that the world is so vast, and has such a diversity in its culture and livelihood, yet so many exist without even a nibble of what is out there! To expand beyond ones comfort familiar own backyard and shell is in fact to be ALIVE, and sucking the marrow out of all that is available to be had! I admire the courage and adventure of others, which reading provides the ” trips” without the actual travel! Thank you for bring such a gifted and wonderous navigator on my many voyages!

  83. I’ve never been in Paris. I dream about this beautiful city. To see all these places – Notre Dame, Saint Chapelle, La Tour Eiffel, Montmartre, Montparnasse and much much more. This is a place when you feel centuries of history, culture. The streets where strolling the greatest artist – writers, painters and other else. A place where you feel the spirit of boheme.
    That’s why I’d love to go to Paris.

  84. I would love to visit Paris for many reasons. Meet the people, sit in a sidewalk Cafe, the Architecture and let it pull you back in the history and beauty of it all. Fall in love with all the beautiful sites and romance of Paris itself.

  85. Ah Paris – it’s not enough to say it’s on my bucket list. I love everything French and am constantly drawn to decor items bearing the Fleur-de-lis. I envision myself in the near future in a happy crowd of travelers gazing on the Eiffel Tower and sitting at a small cafe relaxing and taking in Paris….

  86. I would love to visit Paris because my husband and I never had a honeymoon and it would be so romantic to honeymoon in Paris

  87. The art museums! I love wandering through them…Oh, and a side trip to Giverny. I’d love to see Monet’s garden in person!

  88. I was in Paris 43 years ago and would love to go back and see the changes. Plus I was just a kid and would love to see it through adult eyes.

  89. I would like to visit Paris because I bet I couldn’t hear the kids yelling ” MOMMMEEEEE, He’s hitting meeee” all the way in France.

  90. I’ve always wanted to visit Paris! I especially would love to see the Eiffel tower at night! It’s on my bucket list. I hope someday to cross it off.

  91. I went to Paris years (and years!) ago. I’ve been wainting to go back to revisit and to see all the things I missed. I think I’d have to spend years there!

  92. I would love to visit the Eiffel Tower and eat buttery croissants at a French Cafe. Thank you so much for the chance to win some goodies!

  93. I’ve definitely always wanted to visit Paris! I would love to just stay for a week and walk the streets and take in the atmosphere.

  94. I would just like to see and experience something new. I’d like to do some things I’ve never done before.

  95. I haven’t been to Paris for many years. I might not like some of the changes, but I love to walk and Paris is the best place I’ve ever been for walking. I would draw up maps set out to walk on every single street, so I’d need a nice long stay.

    In the meantime, some French swag would be lovely to have around.

  96. I would love to visit Paris. There is a church there with lovely stained glass windows, some which date back to Gothic times. I would like to see the beautiful play of light and color.

  97. I would love to go to Paris, now that i have Hawaii marked off my Bucket List! Years ago I scraped my pennies together to send my daughter to Paris with her high school band and she LOVED it-now its my turn!

  98. I would love to visit Paris for so many reasons. The history, the architecture, the food, the fashion; I want to immerse myself in all of it. I would be so excited that I’m sure I would stand out as a tourist. I wouldn’t care. I would love it!

  99. Paris to me only exsist in my mind I read about Paris in different stories but I know I will never be able to see it in my lifetime but I’m still have hope with my boys and their kids so I’m OK with that

  100. Paris is awesome! The Eiffel Tower is cool but the Art museums are so wonderful! I love the art museums! I could spend days at the Louvre!

  101. My comment hasn’t shown up. I will repeat it.

    I minored in French in college, but have not had much chance to use it. Paris would take care of that. I have read where Paris is listed as one of the most-beautiful cities in the world.

  102. I minored in French in college, but have had little chance to use it and Paris would take care of that. And I have seen Paris listed as one of the most-beautiful cities in the world.

  103. I would love to visit Paris to clear an item on my bucket list. The beautiful city of lights awaits me!!

  104. You know that infamous bucket list that you hear “older” people talk about? In March, I hit that big six-oh birthday and it dawned on me that I had so many things that I wanted to experience but hadn’t due to being too busy or caught up in everyday stuff. I realized that I needed a bucket list! So I have “experience Paris” on my infamous list. I am a huge history buff/enthusiast and Paris is loaded with history, let alone a lot of charm. Not to mention the fabulous pastries…yum! Thank you! Claudia S. caswolf@ymail

  105. I have recently really surprised myself with a desire to visit France. To enjoy Paris, the wine country, the art, the opera, the food and etc! How terrific it would be to make the journey with a charming companion who had the same interests. If he was fluent in French, tall, masculine and courtly, so much the better. If he was all those things, plus spoke French in a deep, sensual voice…je ne regrette rien (I regret nothing)!

  106. If I were to find myself in Paris, I would have to visit Notre Dame, the catacombs, & pay visits to their many museums.

  107. I want to visit Paris because I have never been a romantic. Now that I have become engaged to a full blooded Frenchman, I see all the romance I was missing out on.

  108. I would love to visit Paris. I have read a lot of things about Paris. I would love to go to the Louvre and all the most important sites in the city. There is so much history
    In and around the city.It would be fantastic to visit some of the sites.

  109. Paris is the beautiful City of Lights. And the most romantic city. I would love to see the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre.

  110. I’ve been waiting to see Paris since I saw Sabrina (the Audrey version) when I was a kid. I even took French in high school and college, and eventually I will get to practice my poorly phrased, Texas wrangled French in France.

  111. I would like to visit Paris to see the fashions and visit Vicky Tiel’s 21 Rue Bonaparte. Also, to eat the fabulous French pastries.

  112. I would love to visit Paris for the sights and food , both are supposed to be amazing , would love to sit at a little outdoor cafe watching the people walk by .

  113. Paris sera toujours Paris. Bustling with life, never quiet, old meets new. I’ve been to Paris way too long ago, and would go bakck any day!

  114. Paris seems so romantic. I would love to second honeymoon in Paris for 25th wedding anniversary next year!

  115. I would love to go there with my husband for our 35th wedding anniversary next year on a second honeymoon.!

  116. I would love to visit Paris to practice my French. I studied it all during school and would love to be immersed in the culture to re-learn the language. A little shopping and whole lotta eating would be super fun along the way too!! Thanks for the giveaway!

  117. Paris sounds so captivating. The food, the art…the food! Sounds like a perfect place to be inspired.

  118. I went to Paris in the summer of “72. My roommate and I had a fabulous time. We shared a room near Notre Dame that cost $5 a night. It had a toilet, but the sink was right in front of the toilet. I had to pull down my pants and get in a sitting position and creep sideways so my knees would be under the sink. It was hysterical! I would love to go to Paris now and see many of those places we saw when we were dirt poor. ๐Ÿ™‚

  119. My grandparents visited Paris and my grandmother loved it and I would love to go and visit the places she did.

  120. I’d love to visit Paris to see all of the wonderfully beautiful buildings and churches. Also, maybe my guy and I could make it our honeymoon spot since it’s so romantic there ๐Ÿ™‚

  121. I have always wanted to visit Paris. Since I was very young I’ve wanted to visit the Louve and I think Paris seems like it would be a very romantic place. kphans08 @gmail

  122. I was in Paris for my 50th anniversary and would love to go back again. My husband and I had a wonderful time.

  123. When I went to Paris in high school, the electricity was off the day we went to the Louvre. I would love to go back to the with the power on.

  124. I was an Art Major in college so have many reasons to want to visit Paris which includes visiting the Louvre, admire the architecture and behold in person what so many great artists depicted in their paintings. Also to hear the most beautiful spoken language in the world, which I was fortunate to have my late husband originally from Geneva, Switzerland where his native tongue was French.

  125. I’ve never been to Paris before, so I would love to explore a new city and enjoy the French culture & food!

  126. I have visited England, the Netherlands and Germany but not France. It is on my list and Paris would be my first stop. I’d love to see Notre Dame and Chartes and enjoy French cuisine.

  127. I would be all about the museums and architecture( the mix of the amazing old and new is just so wonderful and I would try to force myself to enjoy some of the food too lol.

  128. I would love to visit Paris to see all the masterpieces at the Louvre and to sit at a cafe and people watch. No trip would be complete without a trip to the Eiffel Tower. I also want to ride one of their very fast trains. No trip to the City of love would be complete without the company of my husband of 35 years.

  129. I went to Europe years ago but didn’t make it to Paris. This is on my Bucket List! Merci for the contest!

  130. Paris is so full of history and romance! I would love to visit the historical locations, museums, cafes and meet the people.

  131. It is supposed to be the city of lovers so since I would love to excitement in my life I would love to got .

  132. Paris caught my imagination as a 10 year old madly in love with D’Artagnan. I read the entire unabridged book that summer!

  133. I would treasure the chance to visit the palaces! Versailles! (sp?) Trianon(sp?) Go see some of the great houses!!!!!! Visit the cafes. Ooh la la!

  134. I would move to visit Paris to go to the Musee D’Orsay and Muse Rodin. Also the food, love French food

  135. Paris – the romance capital of the world and I for one will take every bit of romance I can get in my life!

  136. I always want to visit Paris…because I am such a romantic. I want to find out why it is the city of love!!!

  137. Paris is a city full of beautiful lights, myriad sounds, glorious sights and heavenly smells. I hope to partake of this sensory feast someday.

  138. Paris is a city full of beautiful lights, myriad sounds, glorious sights and heavenly smells. I hope to partake of this sensory feast soneday.

  139. I hear Paris is the city of love. I’m getting married and would love to be able to go there for our honeymoon.

  140. I’ve been to Paris but would love to go back with my husband. To see the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Champs-elysees, just walk around enjoying being there.

  141. I would love to go to Paris. There is so much to see. The art museums and sidewalk cafes. Also wanna see the Eiffel tower at night all lite up.

  142. For the food. No joke, I’d love to visit Paris to taste the cuisine. And their chocolate. ๐Ÿ™‚ Then of course to see the sights.

  143. Having been there once (waaay back in high school) I would love to revisit all the great places I once visited. Notre Dame, Eiffel Tower, Moulin Rouge, etc.

  144. My daughter is fascinated with Paris amd is currently saving her money for it. She’s 12. I told her when she graduates we will go together

  145. I would love to visit Paris! The city is rich with history, culture, art, museums, culinary delights and so much more. It emanates romance and passion. Thank you for the French swag giveaway opportunity! Blessings.

  146. i think that it would be full of romance ,, delicious food, fantastic perfume and all around fabulous

  147. Would it be bad of me to say it is for the food? French cuisine and French pastries alone would be reason enough!
    magenta 2 red [at] gmail [dot] com

  148. The FOOD! Lol, but the sights, landmarks and coffee houses would all be fun to visit too. With a little shopping of course.

  149. When I was a young teen, I saw a framed photo of Robert Doisneau’s “The Kiss by the Hotel de Ville.” I thought that it was such a romantic picture & became determined to someday see the Hotel de Ville for myself (& perhaps find my own dashing Frenchman). Alas, this never happened, but I have remained fascinated by the City of Light ever since.

  150. I would love to see Paris again and experience/see
    More of the city’s sites! I was there for only 2 days when I was younger so I barely made a dent on all the city had to offer! ๐Ÿ˜Š

  151. I understand that the area is beautiful and it is so full of history. I’d learn so much. And who doesn’t like French food.

  152. I want to visit Paris to see the art and architecture but also to sit on a corner and have bread and coffee and people watch

  153. I would love to visit Paris for all the historical sites. It would be amazing to see where a lot of historical events took place.

  154. History, food, wine, architecture, romance, what could be a better reason to visit another country?

  155. I would love to be able to visit Paris because my son(and me) would love to the Eiffel Tower and take what he calls a real vacation… Lol.
    Thanks for the awesome giveaway chance.

  156. Paris, the city of love. I would love to see all the attractions that Paris has to offer. I have always wanted to drink coffee at one of the outside cafes!!

  157. Going to France has been my dream for 25 years. One item on my list is to reread The Count of Monte Cristo at Chateau D’if. I would love to be able to communicate in French while there. I had 8 years of French. To be able to see the Louvre, Eiffel Tower and other historic sites. Oh my!

  158. I actually was just in Paris at the beginning of April this year, as part of a larger trip that I took to celebrate my 30th bday (London, Paris, Dublin & Iceland). Unfortunately, I lost my job 2 days before I left for Europe, so my enjoyment was dampened quite a bit. I wasn’t able to do and see many of the things I had dreamed of. I’m still job hunting, so it’ll be awhile, but I’m hopeful that someday I’ll get to go back & experience Paris – and Europe – the right way. Without, you know, freaking out the whole time about spending money. Ha. Someday…!

  159. I would love to visit Paris to experience the aura of majesty and wonder that surrounds this grande dame of cities.

  160. I have been to Paris a couple of times but not for a decade. I need to go back by myself this time and experience it in a different way.

  161. I lived near Paris when I was 3 years old-my Dad was in the military. I would love to go back and revisit as an adult.

  162. I would love to visit Paris cause it knows how to life (The lifestyle is not staid and up tight like all North American people are . It’s full of history (not as much as the city my family is from (Greece ) . Paris is full of cafes and artists

  163. I love to visit the museums, have coffee and pastries at some nice sidewalk cafes, walk the City because it can be walked and also to work off all those pastries.

  164. I would love to visit Paris to check out all the historical places there, to eat some French food, and to absorb the atmosphere of such a romantic city!

  165. I’d love to visit Paris because I didn’t spend nearly enough time there the one time I was fortunate enough to visit. So much to see, do and eat!

  166. Hi Julia!

    This may sound funny but I’ve wanted to visit Paris since I was in High School. When I was in High School not only was french required but our teacher was from France. While I could read French without a problem the one thing I never managed was to be able to speak the language!

    The next year I changed classes and read Latin instead because as long as we needed to know how to read it not even the teacher had a clue to how you would speak it! I ended up not only loving to read Latin but when I went to college got a job in the Department of Plant pathology to type out anything that had Latin involved. YEAH!

    The only thing is because I never learned to understand French being spoken I’ve wanted to visit there and it’s been 55 years since I graduated from High School and I still haven’t been able to make that trip to France!

    I hope who ever wins your contest will have a wonderful time and someday be able to look back and realize how fortunate they were to win your contest!

    PS: Please keep writing and I’ll keep reading all your wonderful stories!

    Jeanne Miro
    Camden, South Carolina

  167. I would love to go to Paris to see the Eiffel Tower and geogeous scenery and after all it is the city of LOVE!! Would just love to go sightsee thank you so much for the opportunity

  168. I would love to visit Paris because from what I have heard, it’s one of the most Romantic places on earth. I would also love to see all of the landmarks it offers. The food I know is also excellent. I bet you just loved it. Lucky you! Owning something from there would be great. Thank You for the chance.

  169. I think it’s the most romantic place to be! I would like to visit local bookstores & cafe as well.

  170. I’d love to visit Paris for so many reasons… the romance, the food, the language, the clothes, the history… one of these years!

  171. I would love to go to Paris to sit at a lovely cafe watching the sun set while I sip my Orangina. The bustling Parisiens shopping for diinner, waiting on friends, and the lovely sounds of a French chantuese wafting on the summer breeze.

  172. I would love to go to Paris to browse the quaint little shops, visit the eiffel tower and some of the little out of the way places. Also some of the very famous places too.

  173. I would love to see Paris. Walking the streets, visiting the galleries and the Eiffel Tower. Then sitting outside at little bistro watching people pass by.

  174. For me, Paris is a glorification of the senses. Taste, sound, sight, and touch are special in Paris. I love the history. I love the culture. I really want to go to Paris

  175. I would love to ride in a gondola! To see Paris lights at night and drink French wine and the local vendors! And the food! Honestly, who wouldn’t want to visit the most romantic place in the world?!

  176. I would love to visit Paris with my husband. It has been a touch few years with his job. We have not had a vacation for several years. He is in the regional driving business and has had to start a new job 5 times. It takes a while to be able to get vacation time built up. What a trip to Paris would be after these last few years. Oh My!!

  177. I would love to visit Paris because my daughter is learning French and it would be cool to hear her talk to everyone.

  178. I have actually been to Paris..but I was young. When I was 19, I was a nanny in Arcachon, France for a whole year…After my year, I was able to do a quick drive thru Paris, but didn’t really get to see anything.

  179. i would love to visit Paris because it is such a rich city. Even wandering along the vast gardens you get to experience the french lifestyle and enjoy every minute of it!

  180. I would love to go to Paris for the food. I would like to sample the cheese, baguettes and the lovely pastries. I would love to visit the Louve and the many museums that are there.

  181. Paris, I love the food, who doesn’t love the patisserie shops, chocolate+++ and the shopping, the scenery, art. I wish!

  182. I would love to visit the Eiffel Tower by climbing it all the way to the top and viewing the wonderful historic buildings.

  183. I would love to visit Paris again! I first visited Paris in December 1982. I was a travel consultant back then and went with a group of other consultants. I had a great time and loved Paris, but I was so tired the whole trip. After I returned home, I visited my doctor and found out that I was pregnant. I want to go back and take my husband this time. I hope to see everything with a little more energy this time.

  184. Ooh la la! I would love to visit Paris for the history, romance and culture. Who am I kidding, it’s all about the food. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Thank you so much for the chance, sounds like you all had a fabulous time.
    discriminating_diva at yahoo dot com

  185. I would love to visit Paris because of the inspiration it would provide for creativity! From photographs of the architecture, streets, monuments, bridges, parks and the River Seine, I can see that Paris is a beautiful city. The history of Paris — from ancient settlers to modern Parisians — that I’ve read about would come alive through visiting the variety of interesting sites in the city. I could paint and draw pictures of the same views that my favourite artists did. While sitting at a cafe, I could write a poem or short story based on the actions observed from the humanity around me. I would buy and eat delicious pastries from a Patisserie. Before I left Paris for home, I would be sure to sit for a reflective time in the sanctuary of the beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral. One day (I’m 50, so I hope it’s not too long from now), I will visit beautiful Paris!

  186. My Acadien partner and I have found each other after some difficult times. We are both strong romantics and could really appreciate and use a beautiful bit of Paris even if we don’t go there. <3

  187. I would love going to the different places I’ve read about. To visit all the museums, what fun that would be.

  188. I would love to visit France partly because I took French in High school, partly because my husband loves the Tour de France, and partly because I have always wanted to visit the Louvre.

  189. I would love to visit Paris for the history and architecture. The museums would be so wonderful to visit. The food is not a bad reasons either

  190. I would love to visit paris because I want to see all the art and famous spots like the Eiffel tower and the Champs Elysee, etc.

  191. I love the arts, architecture and the food. It would be awesome to be able to stroll through some small avenues and just explore. It would be cool to see inside some of the apartments if there was an option to do so.

  192. Lovely French swag packs. I especially like the embroidered dish towels. Not something you see much of anymore.

  193. I’ve always wanted to visit Paris and see this romantic city, sit at some cafe to try it’s baked goodies, and tour the wineries.

  194. I would love to go. Years ago I was there with my mother, we had to adjust what we did because she had a bad hip. I’d love a chance to see what I missed.

    Pattipp9001 at yahoo dot com

  195. I’ve always had a passion for art and love. Paris has both my passions in the most awe inspiring way. One of my first childhood dreams was to admire and buy art from some starving artist on the street there and later find they arrived displaying their work in the Louvre.

  196. I want to visit Paris to try different culinary dishes, eat some mouth watering desserts, and do some site seeing like the Eiffel Tower and some wineries.

  197. I’ve been to Paris. One of my favorite cities. The Muse de Orsay has the original statue of the Dancer by Degas, I took about 100 pictures of her. She is my favorite statue. I just love her.
    Angelina’s across from the Louve has the best hot chocolate in the world.

  198. I would love to see the cathedral of Notre Dame but not the Eiffel Tower since I am afraid of heights!

  199. Because I have fond memories of it and I want to explore it more again and visit a new Gluten-Free patisserie. And hopefully this time I won’t have a rotten cold that made some experiences a bit surreal.

  200. I’ve been fascinated by the catacombs under Paris. It might be nice to see them in real life.

  201. For me more than anything it would be amazing to to walk the paths of so much history. Just to stand in a place where 70 years ago wwii, nearly 200 years since the Napoleon War….almost every surface was touched by some piece of important history and a story. Amazing

  202. I would love to visit Paris because it seems to be such a beautiful, romantic city, with a rich and fascinating history and all that stunning architecture! So many things to see and do..and eat lol and who doesn’t love a French accent? ๐Ÿ™‚

  203. I would love to visit Paris! It is so beautiful and chic and enchanting! โค๏ธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒบ

  204. I visited Paris once, five years ago. It was lovely, but too brief! I still have a long list of things I’d like to do. I’m so glad you enjoyed your recent visit.

  205. I would love to visit Paris because I would love to do all the touristy things and also so I could eat some French pastries. It is also called the city of Love so I would take my Husband, so we could spend some time together.

  206. I would love to visit Paris because the closest I’ve ever come is standing atop the Eiffel Tower at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas and watching the dancing fountain at the Bellagio. I can’t even imagine what the view from the actual Eiffel Tower would look like.

  207. I would love to visit Paris for all the beautiful sites, the great skincare pharmacies and the yummy treats.

  208. It sounds as if you had a good time. The things look so neat. It is a place I have always seen in pictures and some books. I would like to see the places Princess Diana loved .

  209. I am a major history buff and there is so much history in Paris to see and experience. I am especially interested in the era of the French Revolution and WW II. So much happened.

    And then there is the food and wine. ๐Ÿ™‚

  210. Oh, as the saying goes “We always have Paris”. I would love to visit and browse the flea markets, see the art, the top of the Effile Tower and eat French foods.

  211. As an English major I had a minor in French which I’ve been able to use in writing but not speaking. It has been a while so I’m sure my French would not meet Parisian standards, though. ๐Ÿ™‚ I love art and history, too, so I would love to visit the Louvre, the Musรฉe national du Moyen ร‚ge (Musรฉe de Cluny), Notre Dame de Paris and the รŽle de la Citรฉ, the Pont Neuf, and the Catacombs, with side trips to Versailles and Chartres naturellement.

  212. I would like to visit Paris because I studied French in high school (50 years ago LOL) and I enjoyed the language and I know I’d enjoy Paris

  213. I would love to see all the places I read about in books. You can kind of get a picture of what they actually look like from the author’s descriptions and from photographs, but they can never do justice to the real things.

  214. I have been obsesses with Paris since I turn 30 and did a party with everything Paris. I love the Eiffel tower, culture and food. Hoping to go there soon.

  215. I’ve not been anywhere outside the US so I would love to go just about anywhere. Paris, well, because it’s touted as being so romantic and the baked goods for sure. I do have a sweet tooth and love breads. I just have this idea that it would be magical. Oh, and to be surrounded by the french language!

  216. I would love to see the Mona Lisa and other art in the Louvre, plus eat as many French pastries as I could handle!

  217. I have read about Paris and the effects it can have on a relationship. Paris is the City of Light and Love. I have never been to Europe except through books and at 64 I know that my chances of visiting Paris are dwindling. I would appreciate and value forever a chance to visit this great city with my husband, who is my 2nd chance at forever.

  218. I have a pen/pal who lives in a suburb of Paris… I would love to get a chance to visit some of the places of which she has shared photos and stories… and maybe if she is available… a chance to meet live in person.

  219. I would love to visit Paris because I am very intrigued by the French way of life and the language. Paris is to me the most romantic getaway a woman could ask for.

  220. when serving Uncle Sam and living in Germany had a chance to visit Paris in the early 80’s would love to see it again with my hubby and relive some of the old memories and make some new ones

  221. I would like to go to Paris because I just found out I was part French. I would love to see all the history of my ancestors.

  222. I’d love to revisit Paris. My mother and I went a few years ago and she is no longer with me ๐Ÿ™

  223. Never been to continental Europe and what better place to start than Paris. And from there, Normandy, then south to wine country!

  224. I want to visit Paris to see all of the museums, and the Eiffel Tower. I want to eat in a little cafe.

  225. Some place I have never been and would love to see! Especially want to try the food I keep hearing about.

  226. I would love to visit France because I have loved everything French since I was in high school and took three years of French, and then in college, was able to take a year of it! Such romance,.what’s not to love?

  227. I’d love to visit Paris for many reasons, and one of them being the ability to experience another’s culture and of course the food ๐Ÿ™‚
    Museums and old buildings along with cemetery’s captivate my mind.

  228. I have wanted to visit Paris for as long as I can remember – the romance, the beautiful language, the history!!! Thanks for offering the swag ๐Ÿ™‚

    lovesfabromance at cox dot net

  229. I adore the Eiffel Tower and everything about the culture there. ๐Ÿ™‚ Someday I will visit!
    lattebooksAThotmail(you know the rest)

  230. Well, Eartha sung about it in Under the Bridges of Paris and I simply adore Eartha Kitt, and Charles Aznavour. Also, it has a very large river I’d love to see, the Seine. And, can I just say, bookstores? ;D Hm, bookstores. ๐Ÿ™‚

  231. I’ve always wanted to tour the museums in Paris, but especially the bakeries and chocolate shops!


  232. I would love to visit Paris for the sights. I would do anything to visit Notre Dame or the Eiffel Tower. All that history right beneath my feet would be so thrilling!

  233. I would like to visit Paris because it is a very charming city, but also for the Louvre museum to have a look to the beautiful portrait of the Gioconda.

  234. Paris is one of the most romantic places in the world and also where haute couture reigns. Who wouldn’t want to go there? ๐Ÿ™‚

  235. I would like to visit Paris to see the City of Love and try and learn to speak the language fluently.

  236. I would love to see all the sights but I think I would love the food the most. I would love to visit one of their markets and shop.

  237. I want to visit Paris so that I can see my friend Nathalie. We met over thirty years ago and have kept in touch by letters and email. I would love to walk along the Seine and then stop at a charming cafe for lots of catching up and girl talk. Then I would go to that amazing bookstore on the left bank, Shakespeare and Company. Ah.. Paris, there are a million reasons to go.

    marlamartenson@mac (dot com)

  238. I have visited Paris, but it was 13 years ago, and I was mostly there to arrive and depart to and from other parts of France. I would love to go back and concentrate on the city, going to concerts, eating my way through the various neighbourhoods, and maybe attending some classes at Le Cordon Bleu, if they have any open to visitors, and in english!

  239. I went to Paris with my daughter and had lunch in the Eiffel Tower. It was wonderful!! Would love to go back and have dinner and also visit some gardens. Have a glass of wine in a cafe on the left bank. Take the river cruise down the Seine. I would love to go outside of Paris and visit Versailles, Normandy and the south of France. So much to see, so little time!!

  240. I would love to visit Paris again. I lived there in the 70’s for while and thoroughly enjoyed it. I imagine a lot has changed since then.

  241. Would love to see the lights of Paris and the Eiffel Tower. Love to have a beignet along the Seine River.

  242. Paris-is just amazing…well I was there once at 21…the food, the wine, the smell, the art, architecture. I fell in love and hope to return with my love one day.

  243. Yeah! I’m booked for a trip to Paris in October and would love some pre-trip SWAG!

    Thank you!
    Jill Sanders

  244. The museums and the sidewalk cafes. Would love to just sit and absorb life in Paris, shop, and sightsee.

  245. I would love to visit the Notre-Dame Cathedral the Louve and the Palace at Versailles . Eat at local cafes and try different food adn soak up the French culture.

  246. I would love to visit Paris because it’s such a romantic city and there are so many beautiful sights to see, amazing food to try and of course lots of places to curl up with a good book to read.

  247. I have never had the privilege of traveling over seas, so I would love to travel to Paris to experience the culture and beauty that is so uniquely their own :).

  248. I would love to visit Paris again! My first trip was in 2007 with my daughter. I love the museums and walking down the streets soaking in the Parisian atmosphere!

  249. I visited Paris in 1979 with my parents. Would like to take my husband this time, as we are now retired. Did not get to the south of France so would extend our trip.

  250. I would love to see it because it’s lovely and I have never travel out of the US accept a little over the border in to Canada.

    sasluvbooks at

  251. To visit the Louvre, Rodin’s house and garden, Notre Dame, Sacre Coeur, Eiffel Tower.. too many reasons to fit in one answer!

  252. Because It’s the world’s most romantic city. Stanley Stewart explains: “Chaotic passions flutter beneath its fine sensible civilised face. Its reputation as the city of love is so pervasive that I once met nomads in Outer Mongolia discussing fantasy dates in Paris. Despite their geography being a bit hazy – they seemed to feel Paris was a dayโ€™s ride from Moscow on a decent horse – they talked of the river, the bridges, the spires of Notre Dame.”

  253. Ah, the history, the Louvre, the food, the people and the romance. What’s not to love. I want it all. I would live to visit Paris.

  254. I would live to visit Paris becaise of the rich history and I live art and would live to visit the museums they have. I have never travelled anywhere .

  255. Julia – lucky you to visit Paris in the spring…3 lucky readers to receive the goodies your brought back!

  256. there are so many places to visit and soak up the culture; would love to see the Eiffel tower, eat at a sidewalk cafรฉ, etc.

  257. I’d love to visit Paris and the cafes and see the Eiffel tower. I think it would be wonderful to see the French people and their customs.

  258. I want to visit Paris because it’s so beautiful and I’d love to go to the top of the Eiffle Tower! (And maybe meet a Frenchman & fall in love!!) Plus I’d like to go visit my future home- Versailles!!!

  259. I’d love to visit Paris because it’s such a well known place that has always fascinated me โ˜บ My email address is kerrifowler@yahoo, thanks for the chance to win!

  260. I have always wanted to go to Paris. I read anything thst is set is Paris. I eould so love to win. Oh I keep a small statue of the Eiffel tower on my bedside table

  261. We visited Paris as a couple on a big birthday and found the city as romantic as it has been billed. Would love to return to keep those fires burning.

  262. I would love to be able to go to Paris with my daughter. She studied french in school and has always wanted to go there so it would be fun to see and enjoy it with her.

  263. I would love to go to Paris to experience life there if only for a short while: eat, visit sites and museums!

  264. There are so many reasons I would love to visit France the food, the sites and the beautiful countryside. My mom visited long ago and said it’s a must visit place.

  265. Paris is the city of light and love and I would love to take my husband there to show him all the love I feel for him, our marriage and our life together (even after 27 years).
    my email address is

  266. I’d love to visit Paris with my husband because it’s one of the most romantic cities in the world. We would kiss at the top of the Eiffel Tower and dine at romantic restaurants.

  267. Visited Paris as a single girl and have ALWAYS hoped I could some day go again and enjoy it as much as I did years ago! Thanks – ddbarb@aol

  268. Paris! The name is magical. I’d love to visit for all the history and the present. The fashion, the museums, the churches, the food! Paris is Romance!

  269. I would love to see Paris one day, to see the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre!! Also just to say that I’ve been there lol. Have been told it’s a very romantic city.

  270. I went there on a tour in December 2001… very rushed. I would like to return on my own schedule.

  271. My husband has always wanted to go to Paris so I would love to go just because it is his dream vacation. That and the Eiffel Tower, beautiful countryside near by, and french pastries….

  272. I’d love to visit Paris because my granddaughter wants to go and any trip with her is a true joy!

  273. I love to travel and Paris is just one of the cities I would love to visit one day. I want to try their food (especially their pastries and desserts), explore their architecture and see their famous buildings and monuments in person, and shop till I drop ;-D

  274. I would love to go to see all the beautiful places and to try what I know would be amazing food. Thank you for the chance.

  275. I’d love to see the architecture and the fabulous art treasures that are displayed in Paris as well as sample the culinary treats.

  276. I’d love to visit Paris and eat, drink wine and see the sites like the Eiffel tower, Notre Dame and the Basilque du sacre Coeur

  277. I have always wanted to visit Paris. All the movies and pictures that I see of Paris have made me fall in love with the beautiful city.

  278. I would love to see Paris and the wonderful museums, churches, and art. I would love to eat an authentic French meal and stroll the streets of Paris. I can’t begin to list the sites I would love to see. Paris is fascinating and to go there would be a dream come true.

  279. I think I’ll reverse the question. I can’t think of a single reason why I shouldn’t visit Paris. My goodness, what a trip of a lifetime – the food, the wine, the galleries, museums, spas, did I say food, wine?

  280. I would love to visit the Notre Dame cathedral, the Louvre Museum to
    view all the art , eat the French cuisine and walk around the city checking
    out all the little shoppes and art stores.

  281. Just thinking about Paris makes me wanna be there, all the fabulous old buildings, Eiffel tower, Notre Dame…โค

  282. I’ve been there before and so loved the romance of it. I want a week at the Louvre and to be able to go up close to the Eiffel Tower – eww la la la- Tres Bien!

  283. I think Paris is the most romantic city! Chock full of small cozy cafe’s for intimate conversation, unique boutiques, and a city just waiting for romance. My husband and I just retired and starting to check things off our bucket list. I don’t know if we will make it to Paris, but I can still dream.

  284. When I first visited Paris in 2011 I was struck by how romantic it really is. You see it in the movies, but really, movie portray what they want. I was with my 10 year old daughter at the time. We were getting over the death of her father, my husband. Now, 5 years later I have a new person in my life and I would love to visit Paris for the romance.

  285. i took french class in high school and i need an excuse to refresh my language skills. plus am a foodie! (love food & wine!) oh and the bread. and the cheese. thanks

  286. I’ve heard alot about Paris all my life and think it would nice to go and see for my self. A site seeing tour would be good. Im sure there wouldnt be enough time to visit all there is to see…but meeting the people there,the food and the scenery would enough for a life time.

  287. Paris is a beautiful city. I’ve been, but was only there for 2 days, so not enough time to fully explore the city. Thanks for the chance!

  288. I would love to visit Paris again because when I went the first time I was 25, it was my first time in Europe, and I was only there for three days. We packed a lot into those three days (please note the age of my first visit), but it would be wonderful to take more time and really appreciate all the beauty and history.

  289. The Louvre, Notre Dame, the food the romance. I would to visit visit Paris with my husband. The perfect way to celebrate our new “empty nest” lives.

  290. I visited Paris several years ago and the visit was too short to see all I wanted – and so rainy that I couldn’t see much at all. I’d love a do-over, a much longer and sunnier one!

  291. Paris is “Love”, romance and relationships. I would love to visit Paris with my husband in order to rekindle our “Romance”. Reading your books allows me to venture into the setting and environment of Paris. One can dream, can’t one?

  292. I visited Paris in January for a few days. Took the hop-on, hop-off bus all around. Sat on the top to take pix and froze. I have always wanted to spend April in Paris. It is on my bucket list. I would like to see Paris again when I didn’t have to wear layers and layers of close.

  293. Because my friend went to Paris and showed me all her wonderful photos! It made me want to go that very minute. ๐Ÿ˜‰ nicnac63@hotmail

  294. To visit Paris would be wonderful! The food, the museums, the people watching and, of course, ze Eiffel Tower.

  295. I’d love to see Paris all lit up. French bistros sound wonderful too. And local farms and farm stands. Then find a place to relax. Thank you.

  296. As a young adult I always wanted to see the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower, now I’d be good with going on a few winery tours.

  297. I love all of your books they take me to another place without getting on a plane. Please please keep up the great work.

  298. I studied French in high school and college, taught a little bit, but I was never able to visit France.

  299. I have been to Paris years ago and loved the city! I would go back in a New York minute! The city is beautiful and the people were friendly if you were friendly, otherwise they were marvelously arrogant. The sights and food were second to none. Everyone should go at least once in their life,

  300. I would love to visit Paris to see the Eiffel Tower. My mom went years ago and loved it. I had hoped to take her back so we could enjoy it together, but circumstances prevented that from happening but I would still love to see it !!

  301. I’m a traveler by heart. My father was in the military and we moved iften. Seeing new scenet, cultures, and historic sights. Paris is one place I have always wanted to visit. Rich in history and culture. How could I not. ๐Ÿ™‚
    Kimlrkim [at] aol [dot] com

  302. I have to been to Paris once and would love to return – it is on my bucket list! There are several more museums I want to visit, more gardens, more restaurants, probably an endless list! I don’t speak French, but the citizens were just as friendly as could be. I also want to take a tour on the Seine. Then I want to visit some chateaux and the Normandy Beaches. Both of my parents were in the Navy In WWII – that is how they met!

  303. I love Paris! There is just something about the city, the people and of course the food. My husband and I toasted our anniversary one year drinking champagne watching the lights flashing on the Eiffel Tower at midnight – pure magic!

  304. I went there when I was in High School and would love to go back as an adult. It was so pretty and old feeling. I think I’d appreciate it more now.

  305. I haven’t taken French since high school… but I’d love to see what I remember and put it to use.

  306. Paris has such a mixture of old and new construction that I would love to just go for long walks and forget about cell phones and laptops. I will often read books set in Paris in times of historic significance and I love that pictures of Paris are a reminder of those times. Anything Parisian makes me happy.

  307. As long as I can remember I have wished to see Paris it is the city of love and so much more I long to sit at a outdoor cafe and see all the beauty of the city.

  308. Would love to see “old world France” and all the little shops especially book stores and of course libraries!

  309. Why I’d love to visit Paris? For one it’s the city of love, so of course my husband would have to come with me. I have friends who’ve visited and I would have great tips from them on where to visit. Especially the two that lived their for awhile!

  310. Paris! I would so enjoy to visit such a storied city– but also admit that I would be intimidated by the language barrier. Alas, I speak no French and wonder how much that would hinder my enjoyment. Then I realize that it would be an adventure of a lifetime and I should stop being such a sissy. I can make myself understood enough to say important things like “chocolate!”

  311. I would love to go to Paris. I enjoy traveling in Europe, I have been to the French Rivera. But so want to visit Paris,I have read a lot of books that mention Paris and I so want to visit this romantic site one day. It is on my bucket list to visit Paris.
    Thanks for the opportunity to enter your contest.

  312. I would love to visit Paris for the romance and the mystery of this beautiful city I have only seen in pictures.

  313. I never had much interest in visiting Paris, although it always looked beautiful in pictures and movies. My sister and her family visited a few years ago and her account of her trip has me wanting to see and experience everything in person.

    Thanks for the great giveaway.s

  314. theres alot of reasons one the love aspect ive always wanted to visit the Eiffel tower , Try tea or coffee on a french tarace and just leave the country and go some place new. and its so pretty there

  315. My only trip to Paris was for business in January, traveling alone. I would love to visit the City of Light in the springtime with my husband! I would immerse myself in the art and architecture and he would love to visit Normandy for WWII history.

  316. I have wanted to visit Paris since I was in grade school. I took French in high school and was chosen as foreign exchange student to go to France for a summer but they couldn’t find a home for me. It was so disappointing. My son traveled to Europe a couple of summers ago on an internship and traveled to Paris for a day just so he could get some pictures for me and tell me about it. I am 61 but still hope to someday get a chance to go see the City of Light and try out my French.

  317. I’d love to be in Paris because it is the city of love and I need a little love in my life! I’d like to become a different person while on vacation and chart of new course in my life!

  318. I would love to visit Paris because I think it is the most beautiful ,romantic city in the world. Plus it has the Louvre!

  319. I have only ever been to Paris once , I was a child doing aFrench Exchange, I stayed with a French family for 1 week , Anne Sophie was the French girls name , she then stayed at my home for 1 week , I did get too see various attractions including standing under the Effeil Tower , but as I was a young child I don’t remember the beauty , or have experience the fashion , just sitting having a coffee, I also wish to visit the Love bridge where you place a padlock with your partner and your own name , lock to fence and throw away the key into the water below , I’d love to go back and I will one day , get some adult memories to remember,
    Your giveaway is such a lovely thought , and to share with your readers is very generous, I just adore each gift and the tea towels , I would certainly cherish forever ๐Ÿ—ผ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’ž

  320. I’ve been to Paris twice and hope to return in the fall. It is the most magical city in the world – everyone should have a chance to visit and experience its charm.

  321. The best part about visiting Paris for me would be the chance to check out the many stunning gardens – horticultural heaven!

  322. The history and beautiful architecture would be my number 1 reason, but also because it’s so romantic ๐Ÿ˜‰

  323. I’d love to visit Paris for the art and the food. With so many museums housing so many amazing pieces of art, it’s one of those cities that simply must be visited for that alone. I’m also a foodie and I’d love to explore the various parts of Paris and try out as much good food as I can.

  324. I have been to Europe many time but never made it to Paris. When I was supposed to go, my flight got cancelled two days in a row…would love to see the City of Light!

  325. I would love to visit Paris again. It has been many years since I was there and I would like to see some of the places I visited to see if they are still as fantastic as they were back then. For me it was romantic to just be in the city. I loved being there and seeing all the sights.

  326. Paris has so much history and allure. I love it because of Audrey Hepburn in the movie Sabrina and Le Vie en Rose.

  327. I also haven’t been to Paris in years. I would love to walk the Champs Elysee, see Montmarte again and the Ile de Cite! The museums are wonderful.

  328. I’d love to visit Paris one day because I feel as is for a foodie and wine aficionado it’s a must visit city. The history of a city is just as important to me as well. If my friend was able to comment, she would let you know that Paris has always been in my top 5 places to visit since I was little. Thank you for the giveaway!

  329. I would love to visit Paris as a way of honoring my mom who loved the French language and culture (she took French lessons for decades and was fluent in it). Unfortunately she had a terrible fear of flying, so she would never go to Paris.

  330. It has always been my dream to find love under neath the Eiffel Tower. Love seems so much more romantic in Paris.

  331. I’ve been to Paris and thoroughly enjoyed it. I would love to go back and see places I haven’t seen yet, like Sacre Coeur, the Orsay museum and the catacombs. (mybeach52 at yahoo dot com)

  332. I have been to Paris ONCE. I didn’t actually visit the city itself but we went on a trip with our high school to Disneyland Paris. I would love to go back and actually see something of the city.


  333. I would love to go back to Paris. I broke my foot when I was there and did not get to see much of the city. I want to go to the Eiffel Tower and see inside Notre Dame.

  334. I am never disappointed in Julia’s writing. She takes me to places and I meet people I would not see or meet, otherwise. I look forward to reading her latest book.

  335. There somany great places to go in France, Paris being the best! Trying the wines, seeing the different areas and the different culture! Thank you, the pictures were great!

  336. I visited Paris with my mother many, many years ago before I got married. I’d love to visit again, this time with my daughter.

  337. I was lucky enough to go to Paris three years ago for our 25th Anniversary. I’d love to go back – the city definitely captured my heart!

  338. Please enter me – fplastini@yahoo –
    I’ve always had a fascination with all things french because I am french. My maiden name is Chartier. So I have always wanted to go to France and explore and see where my Great Grandparents came from. Instead I went on to be a Mom of 7, lol. And now my oldest daughter and I are obsessed with all things french. Someday I will make it there!

  339. I’m from France and already visit Paris. But so sad ’cause it was impossible to come to the festival of romance… ๐Ÿ™
    So please, enter me in your contest… I’ll keep my fingers crossed…


  340. I have always wanted to visit the city of lights but at 72, the closest I shall every come is through reading about it. Thank God for books – and the authors who write them!

  341. it’s my dream since i was a wee one- to go to the Louvre – and i also Really want to try a Fresh Baked Croissant- the Paris way!

  342. Looking forward to reading one of your latest books. With summer coming on (I think it is) I can read outside and that helps with vision problems for me. Congratulations on your latest and I love the French swag contest.
    Thank you.

  343. It is one of the most romantic cities in the world (at least in my head) and I am addicted to romance.

  344. I would love to visit Paris because of my grandparents. They were one of those perfect couples. Loved each other since they were children, married in high school, inseparable and totally in love. They visited Paris together and they talked about it being their favorite place they’d ever seen. My grandfather told my grandfather they would go back but passed away from cancer a few years ago before they could return. Every year I get my grandmother a little something to lift her spirits that has to do with Paris. She always says he is waiting for her there.

  345. I would love to visit Paris for their culture . I have never been out of the country and I figured why not start with Paris ๐Ÿ™‚ thanks for the chance to win .