A Parisian experience

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...

The Left Bank seen from the Right Bank
19 April 2017

The banks of the Seine on the Left Bank were made a pedestrian area in 2013 and people took to...

We visit the Picasso Museum in Paris
21 February 2017

Completely renovated and expanded two years ago, the Picasso Museum in Paris is now brighter with more space, a huge...

We visit the Fragonard Perfume Museum
and the new Grand Museum of Perfume
30 December 2016

Paris already had one perfume museum, but since last week it now has two! The Musée Fragonard is in a new...

We visit Maxim’s de Paris
and the Maxim’s Museum
28 November 2016

Over the years, this venerable restaurant has become a complex that fills an entire building near place de la Concorde,...

We explore the area around
rue Saint-André-des-Arts
30 August 2016

Our last walk went in search of greenery along Paris' old railway, la Petite Ceinture. This time we're staying on...

We visit the Pantheon!
25 July 2016

It's like we couldn't see the wood for the trees - although the Pantheon is directly in front of the...

Transforming a Paris railway into Parisian parkland
21 May 2016

Before the metro was invented in the mid-1800s, Paris had a circular railway called 'la petite ceinture' (the little belt) that...