The Opéra Garnier is one of the two opera houses in Paris. Named after its young architect, it was inaugurated in 1875. Its Second Empire Keep reading
Strolling through the Latin quarter on the left bank of Paris, and coming out of the Luxembourg Gardens, the unexpected neoclassical architecture of the Panthéon attracts my attention.
Often packed, overcrowded and smelly, the métro of Paris is one of the most efficient ways of transportation in the city. The second busiest subway system in Europe after Moscow, Keep reading
While biking from the city centre of Paris to the palace of Versailles, we go through the Bois de Boulogne, Keep reading
This remarkable gothic tower remains where once stood the church of Saint-Jacques-de-la-Boucherie, protecting the powerful and wealthy Keep reading
In the 4th quarter of Paris, between the modern Centre Pompidou and the Saint Merri church, 16 remarkable sculptures move around and play with water; the Stravinsky Fountain. This controversial Keep reading
Located on the Ile de la Cité (island of the city), in the very heart of Paris, la Conciergerie Keep reading
Brasseries are very popular in Paris. Meaning “breweries”, they are a type of Keep reading
The bridge of la Tournelle on the Seine river in Paris with the many locks tourists attach to Parisian bridges in the foreground.
Binding a lock as a couple and throwing Keep reading
The Wallace fountains are associated with Paris as they were first installed there, but Keep reading
In the heart of Paris, a stone throw from Notre Dame, Keep reading