Marche Republicaine Paris – Je suis Charlie

On Sunday, hundreds of thousands of people joined together at Place de la Republique in Paris to honour the lives who were taken in the attacks last week, and to march for unity. Officials say it is the largest march in French History and more people attended than when France was liberated from the Nazi’s inContinue reading “Marche Republicaine Paris – Je suis Charlie”

Merci Used Book Cafe, Paris

Since the weather has been cold and rainy these past few months, it has become the perfect time to perch yourself up in a nice, warm, cosy cafe. Whether you’re wanting to sit in a corner and read a book, or meet up with a group of friends, Merci Used Book Cafe has plenty to offer. WithContinue reading “Merci Used Book Cafe, Paris”

5 Things to do in Paris for Christmas

Galeries Lafayette An upscale shopping centre on boulevard Haussmann, in which every year, they put on wonderful Christmas display. The most popular being their Christmas tree. This year they have put up an upside down Christmas tree under the 100 year old dome. They also have themed window displays on the outside of the building, which becomeContinue reading “5 Things to do in Paris for Christmas”

La Maison Rose – Montmatre, Paris

Hidden down the quaint cobblestoned streets of Montmatre, lies La Maison Rose. A perfect spot to sit, have a coffee and people watch before or after visiting the Basilica Sacre Coeur. Believe it or not, Picasso used to frequent this “pink house”. It was owned by Germaine Gargallo (also known as Germaine Pichot) for around 40Continue reading “La Maison Rose – Montmatre, Paris”

Atop the Arc de Triomphe

Since sunshine is becoming a rare sight in Paris this past week, we jumped at the chance to spend a stunning Sunday outdoors. We thought, What better to do than climb the stairs to the terrace atop the Arc de Triomphe? No matter how many times I go up there, I’ll always have my breath takenContinue reading “Atop the Arc de Triomphe”

Beau Septembre à Paris

I feel lucky being able to say it has been a wonderful sunny September in Paris. It is unusual – the amount of sunshine and warmth we have received. I can say I have most definitely made the most of it. I think anyone would agree with me that being in Paris in the sun will makeContinue reading “Beau Septembre à Paris”