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Marché aux Puces St-Ouen de Clignancourt & Saveur Awards

Marché aux Puces St-Ouen de Clignancourt & Saveur Awards

March 09th, 2010  | Category: Travel


Chanel skis with a matching outfit, vintage bird cages, dressers from the Renaissance period or a mint copy of Le Journal de Mickey published in the late 30's... Some of many extraordinary items that can be found at Marché aux Puces St-Ouen de Clignancourt - the world's largest antiques market. We initially planned for a 5-day trip to Paris, but at the end of day two, it was ...

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Paris Flea Markets – Puces de Vanves

Paris Flea Markets – Puces de Vanves

February 24th, 2010  | Category: Travel


After visiting Denise Acabo's shop in Paris, I became a whole other person. For instance, I started using a different kind of currency: Caramels! Let me explain further with an example: "Bonjour Monsieur, how much is this beautiful iron tray?" "60 Euros." "Mon Dieu! That's like 60 caramels." Sure it was beautiful. It even had a hypnotizing effect if you stared for too long, but still... What would ...

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Cukurcuma – A hidden treasure for antique enthusiasts

Cukurcuma – A hidden treasure for antique enthusiasts

June 21st, 2007  | Category: Memoir/Meme/Misc.


When people visit Istanbul, they usually prefer to go to Grand Bazaar for antique and kilim shopping. They are missing a lot. Grand Bazaar surely is a place worth visiting over and over, but there is another spot. One that is a hidden treasure.

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