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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.

The “other” Latin Quarter

THE SOUTH EAST OF THE LATIN QUARTER : the Latin Quarter OFF THE BEATEN TRACK…where Parisians love to go, where visitors rarely go… “We did the hidden Latin Quarter tour....

DALIDA, a French icon

Dalida, a diva and a fashion icon. A major exhibition is dedicated to Dalida at Palais Galliera. One of the main squares in Montmartre has been named after her. For many, Dalida is a myth, a legend, a diva. She sold more than 170 million albums worldwide. However her private life has often been tragic.

What’s new, Paris ? (April 2017)

"What's new, Paris ?" is my new rubric :-) Every now and then, I'll pick up a few new things in Paris and will give you a few details about them... and my feedback ! Today... ? Please read my article :-)

Magical winter in Paris (videos at the bottom of the article)

I love Paris in the winter, when it drizzles… (Cole Porter) Paris is lovely in Winter, sometimes chilly, but it's a festive season with something magical.

Paris night cruise

A Paris night cruise is an enchanting way to discover Paris. Probably must-do during your stay in Paris...

Angelina tea house and its iconic Hot Chocolate

Why the Angelina's hot chocolate so special ? Read more about L'Africain (Angelina's hot chocolate) and the story of Angelina (videos and photos)

Chapel of our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

I thought that you, my Facebook friends, fans, subscribers and visitors to Paris may be interested in this Chapel, especially if you’re Catholic  : 2 million people from all over the world visit this chapel...