PARIS — This city is as much a feeling as it is a place. So when you're planning a whirlwind visit, don't feel that you have to hit every room of the Louvre — or even one.
You would be better served by simply strolling along the Seine River with someone you love. Grab a buttered and sugared crepe at a street-side creperie. Pick up a bottle of wine, a baguette and some cheese to go people-watch in a park.
That is Paris. And unlike most any other city in the world, that feeling won't desert you when you leave. As Humphrey Bogart said to Ingrid Bergman said, "We'll always have Paris."
You can, however, map out an itinerary for the city that isn't so daunting and...