A Parisian experience

We visit Le Bon Marché and La Grande Épicerie
26th November 2018

It has to be said that the Left Bank is a great shopping destination. We have all the best designer...

We visit Beaupassage – a new high-concept mix of gastronomic food shops and modern art
25th October 2018

If spending time in a shopping centre is your idea of hell, not a holiday, you may yet enjoy the...

We visit the Maison d’Auguste Comte
25th September 2018

Like us, you may not have known that Auguste Comte was a French philosopher who invented positivism. Like us, you...

We visit the Giacometti Institute
2nd September 2018

Just a few weeks back we told you about the opening of the new Giacometti Institute in a listed art...

We visit the Atelier des Lumières
30th July 2018

In a former 19th century foundry, the Atelier des Lumières has just opened with a concept you won't find anywhere...

We visit the Gallia brewery
29th June 2018

The Gallia brewery has been producing artisan beers in Pantin (on the edge of Paris) since 2016, but the adventure...

Street art and architecture – we explore the Butte-aux-Cailles
26th May 2018

There's an area near our hotels that has a village-like atmosphere to it, with paved streets and a swimming pool that's a...

We visit the Yves Saint Laurent Museum
30th April 2018

It's been six months now since the Fondation Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent changed into the Yves Saint Laurent...

We visit the incredible boutique
Lumière de l’œil
28th March 2018

The Left Bank hides many treasures, and Lumière de l'œil (Light of the Eye) is undoubtedly one of them. Hidden...

Crazy architecture and a huge park – we visit the Paris ‘Cité universitaire’
27th February 2018

If you arrive in Paris at Orly airport and take the direct train to our hotels, you'll go through a...