A Parisian experience

We visit the Théâtre du Châtelet
24th September 2019

As we previously wrote on the blog, the Théâtre du Châtelet (Chatelet Theatre) dating from the 1860s has just reopened...

The amazing architecture of avenue Rapp
31st July 2019

Paris is a wonderful city to walk around - its architecture is remarkably preserved, and looking a little upwards can...

We go for a cruise on the canal, in our own little electric boat!
28th June 2019

Paris has one canal that snakes through the northeast of the city down to Bastille (the Canal Saint-Martin) and in...

We visit La Défense, an astonishing neighbourhood
31st May 2019

A lot of visitors come to Paris for its historic buildings, its monuments, its atmosphere and its history, but Paris...

Two incredible pieces of art by Keith Haring to see in Paris
29th April 2019

New York street artist Keith Haring, who died nearly thirty years ago age 31 (from complications arising from AIDS) is...

A new part of the Saint-Germain-des-Prés church has been restored (and it’s incredible!)
30th March 2019

Fifteen months ago we went to see the freshly-restored chœur des Moines at the Saint-Germain-des-Prés church, not far from our...

We visit the new Apple Store on the Champs-Élysées
31st January 2019

Opened just before Christmas after over a year of remodeling, the Apple Store Champs-Élysées is in a vast historical building...

We visit Species on the Verge of Illumination at the Jardin des Plantes
14th January 2019

A couple of months ago we told you about this unusual event taking place not far from our hotels -...

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...