A Parisian experience

The Left Bank seen from the Right Bank
19th 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
21st 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
30th 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
28th 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
30th 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!
25th 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
21st May 2016

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

Looking for Delacroix on the Left Bank…
26th April 2016

The spirit of genius painter Eugène Delacroix (1798-1863) is particularly strong in the area around our hotels. The Delacroix Museum (managed by the...

We visit the Paris Opera after closing…
31st March 2016

Visiting anywhere in Paris is always amazing, but what if you could do it like a VIP, without the crowds?...

A behind-the-scenes tour of the Eiffel Tower
25th February 2016

The Eiffel Tower. A majestic monument over 300 metres high with breathtaking views of course, but what if there was...