A Parisian experience

We visit the Atelier des Lumières
30 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
29 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
26 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
30 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
28 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’
27 February 2018

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

We visit the Museum of the Monnaie de Paris
23 January 2018

Not many European cities can say they have a working mint in their centre. In fact, apparently none can except...

We visit the restored Church of
Saint-Germain-des-Prés
26 December 2017

Just a few minutes away from our hotels, the church of Saint-Germain-des-Prés dates from the 19th century (although it was...

Discovering Art Nouveau architecture
(and more!) in Paris
28 August 2017

Paris is known for having beautifully preserved architecture, with superb stone monuments and wide boulevards. Paris is also one of...

We visit the magical Jardin des Plantes
27 May 2017

With the vast and superb Jardin du Luxembourg just minutes from our hotels, you'd be forgiven for wondering why we'd...