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My Paris Calendar 2022 by AJIP is ready. I hope you’ll enjoy it ! You can already preorder it A desk calendar 2022 with photos of Paris, by Ann Jeanne in Paris and sent from Paris; Don't hesitate to contact me

Les PUCES de SAINT OUEN, the “world’s largest attic”

Les Puces de Saint Ouen, the world's largest flea market is a magical place and a goal of strolling for everyone ! You can find everything from antiques, records, books, antique jewellery… to clothing. From all eras and all countries. And for every budget

Berthe Morisot, a woman in a man’s world

Berthe Morisot (1841-1895) is one of the major figure of the Impressionism. She was a member and one of the founder of the Parisian impressionist movement. Respected and admired by the greatest artists of that time (Manet, Monet, Degas, Renoir, Fantin Latour, or Pissaro) with who she exhibited her work regularly. But her true value was never fully recognized by the public and the institutions. The exhibition at the Musée d'Orsay is a tribute to her work and a unique opportunity to discover or rediscover the work of this amazing artist

“Your story with” Notre Dame cathedral

A big thanks to everyone , for sharing your story with Notre Dame (and for giving me the permission to publish it on this page) ! Your words are beautiful. It's a great tribute to Notre Dame !

“A day with Hemingway” walk

"A day with Hemingway" walk takes you to the Paris of Hemingway, the Paris of the 1920s, through the 3 main neighborhoods to most, at the places he frequented and loved. It takes you back in time when so many writers and artists coming from all over the world moved to Paris. This tour is also a good excuse to explore a little more, the city of lights off the beaten path.

“New things” in Paris

A few words to tell you about new things in Paris : a non-exhaustive list, a non-objective list... (!), but a list that I’ll update regularly Don't hesitate to check out this page from time to time !

Paris’ bookstalls : browsing for books along the Seine

The largest open air bookshop in Europe is in Paris. A stroll through the bouquinistes' stalls is a genuine experience and a real pleasure. And the Paris' bookstalls are one of the most iconic symbols of Paris.

About Paris’ protests (“Yellow vests” / “Gilets jaunes”)

Some words about Paris protests ("Yellow vests" protest) : I have received messages from several of you, wondering if I was fine. I’d like to thank you for your thoughts. I am fine so as my family and friends. And here are some of my thoughts about what’s going on in some parts of Paris :

Vanves flea market – Paris 14

If you’re a passionate collector, or just enjoy wandering through flea markets, you'll probably like Vanves flea market. One of the largest Paris' flea markets (though much smaller than Saint Ouen flea market). Friendly, authentic, charming ... and easily accessible

My 20 suggestions of gifts to take back home

This list includes my personal suggestions. It’s not (of course !) an exhaustive  nor an objective list. I may update it later in case I find out other ideas to...

My tips for your trip to Giverny (Monet’s gardens)

Here are my tips to help you organize your visit to Giverny (Monet's gardens). My opinion is that you can easily go to Giverny and visit the place on your own, especially if you're staying in Paris long enough and don't have to rush to see all what you've planned to see and visit in Paris and around. Giverny is surely among the top sites to visit during your first or second stay in Paris.

Montparnasse cemetery

After the heyday of Montmartre, Montparnasse, was the home and favorite haunt of many writers and artists. In Montparnasse cemetery, many of the neighborhood’s most illustrious residents rest here. You'll find many graves of foreigners who have made France their home.