The last time I went to Japan I ate so much I swore I had gained at least 10 pounds.
Turns out, when I hopped on the scale at the gym, I had actually lost weight.
It didn’t make sense.
I told a few friends who all said, “Yeah, it’s all the walking you did.”
But I can’t imagine how walking can really burn off the massive amount of calories I consume when I’m traveling. And here I was, in Paris, among boulangerie and patisserie, surrounded by maracons and croissants, with real butter and real milk and the kind of hot chocolate you have to eat with a spoon.
How in the world was I going to eat all this food and not come home and buy an entirely new wardrobe?
Maybe walking would work.
So we spent an entire day on our feet, walking instead of catching the metro, and we ate every step of the way.
Here’s what we ate — and what we saw — as we walked the streets of Paris:
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