Part of the full experience of visiting the City of Lights includes living within the city walls or Paris intramuros as the French say. Walking down the streets of Paris with its beautiful sculptures and incredible architecture simply transports you back through centuries of history, and you’ll never return the same again. …read more.
Paris is an escargot. If you take a closer look at our French capital, you’ll see that the 20 arrondissements make up a spiral that begins in the center, moves east to west, north to south and is separated by the Seine River. At the heart of Paris is one of the most well-known places in Europe, the Louvre quarter in the 1st arrondissement. …read more.
Spring has officially arrived in Paris! The current cloudless skies and sunny days promise us warmer temperatures in the coming months. While Easter bunnies have been busy planting chocolate eggs in the gardens and monuments of our French capital over the long weekend, the French have changed time on this last Sunday of March 2013. Despite ‘losing’ an hour on the clock, we can now appreciate longer days right up till June! And there’s more good news………. …read more.
The three-day Easter weekend is coming up in less than a week. It’s a busy period for chocolatiers everywhere in Paris. Chocolate eggs of all shapes and sizes make their way into every pâtisserie, bakery and specialty chocolate stores of the French capital. Easter Sunday and Monday are relatively quiet days in the City of Lights, but there are nevertheless a few things that visitors can do during their Easter weekend in Paris: