Cheapo Snobs Return to Paris

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1:00-2:30 p.m. 4-week, 90-minute course begins Friday 1/21


This course is designed for those who want to enjoy Paris at the lowest possible price. During our virtual visit we will discuss lodging and dining options and interesting attractions from churches and museums to the Château de Fontainebleau south of the city. In addition, we will read short biographies and identify addresses associated with celebrated French actors, architects, and authors, as well as chefs, musicians, and fashion designers, to mention but a few. Familiar names such as Depardieu, Eiffel, Camus, Bizet, and Chanel will figure prominently in this varied group.  Required reading:  Jayne R. Boisvert, Paris and Parisians: The Cheapo Snob Explores the City and Its Famous French Residents, ISBN 978-1948598439. Jayne Boisvert holds a Ph.D. in French from the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures of University at Albany, New York. She is the author of two recent guidebooks to the City of Light: Pilgrimage to Paris and Paris and Parisians.