Place de Narvik

Place de Narvik Paris France

Place de Narvik is a gorgeous plaza located in the chic 8th arrondissement, in the Europe neighborhood. The closest metro station is Miromesnil, served by the 13 and 9 lines. It got its name thanks to the victory of the French-polish-british expedition during the Battle of Narvik, which took place in April and May of … Read more

3 Hipster Neighborhoods in Paris

Canal Saint Martin - hipster neighborhood in Paris

If you are looking for the most hipster neighborhoods in Paris, then these artsy quarters in the French capital are perfect for you. On the cutting edge of cool, these hip areas of Paris are sure to wow you with the latest French fashion, art, and food trends.  Lots of people want to visit the … Read more

What is the richest neighborhood in Paris?

Paris Arrondissements Guide

In just 25 years, the average Paris apartment has become 5 times more expensive. With many people dreaming of moving to Paris and having their own slice of the city of light, you may be wondering, what is the richest neighborhood in Paris? While the old-money 16th arrondissement was long considered to be the richest … Read more

Hôtel Fieubet

Hotel Fieubet, Paris, France

The Hôtel Fieubet is located on a street corner in the 4th arrondissement of Paris. It is part of the larger Hôtel royal de Saint-Pol complex, constructed by the French noble Phélypeaux family at the beginning of the 17th century. While the building was partially ruined in the 19th century, today, and since 1877, it … Read more

Hôtel de Bretonvilliers

Hotel de Bretonvilliers, Paris, France

The Hôtel de Bretonvilliers is a stunning hôtel particulier in the 4th arrondissement that I had passed several times before photographing it. This charming building is located on the île Saint-Louis and offers a passageway underneath it. It’s remarkably well constructed considering the openness below it! It’s located at the intersection of Rue de Bretonvilliers … Read more

Place des Petits-Pères

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Place des Petits-Pères is a stunning medium sized plaza located in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, France. It is not far from the larger and more prominent Place des Victoires.  If you have the chance, I recommend passing through Place des Petits-Pères which oozes Parisian charm.  The Paris plaza was formed in 1805, in front … Read more

Place des Victoires

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Place des Victoires is a large, circular plaza located in the 1st and 2nd arrondissements of Paris. It’s just a stone’s throw away from the Palais Royal and sits at the confluence of six Parisian boulevards: Rue de la Feuillade, Rue Vide Gousset, Rue d’Aboukir, Rue Étienne Marcel, Rue Croix-des-Petits-Champs, and Rue Catinat. A statue … Read more

Where to See Cherry Blossoms in Paris

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If you want to see cherry blossoms in Paris, then this guide is for you. Cherry blossoms, or cerisiers in French, are found all over Paris in spring. Here is my handy guide on where to find the best cherry blossoms in Paris, France. I love seeking out cherry blossom trees in Paris come springtime. … Read more

Place Boieldieu

Place Boieldieu Paris France

Place Boieldieu is one of the most beautiful plazas I discovered in the 2nd arrondissement near the Vivienne neighborhood in Paris. It dates back to October 14, 1780 and it was formerly called “Place des Italiens.” In 1852, its name was changed to Place Boieldieu, after the principal French opera composer François-Adrien Boieldieu (1775-1834). This … Read more

Statue of Liberty, Pont de Grenelle

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Did you know there is a Statue of Liberty in Paris? Many people are surprised to learn that this famous American monument can be found in the center of Paris, France, too. The Statue of Liberty on the Pont de Grenelle in Paris is a small scale replica of the famous symbol of freedom found … Read more

L’Arc de Triomphe

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In 1806, Napoleon the 1st commissioned the construction of L’Arc de Triomphe to honor the French Army. Inspired by arches from antiquity, this French monument has become emblematic of Paris. Its facade is engraved with important battles and key generals of the Revolution. From the upper terrace, you can see a stunning panorama over the … Read more

How to Spend 3 Days in Paris

Esmerelda, Île de la Cité, Paris, France

Rain or shine, in love or in search of one’s self, Paris fills you with a sense of wonder that once inspired the likes of literary legends Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald to write some of their most epic works. Its perfectly symmetrical architecture and café-lined streets are the stuff of dreams for those … Read more