One of my favorite neighborhoods in Paris is Saint-Germain-des-Prés. From my apartment in the first arrondissement, I often crossed the river Seine, usually through Pont des Arts, and walked along Rue Bonaparte before exploring the different areas of the neighborhood. At the heart of Saint Germain is Place Saint-Germain-des-Prés where you can visit L’église de [...]
Walking around town, I see more and more people wearing sneakers. They seem to be making a comeback, with a vengeance! In fancy neon colors, in various textiles and leather options, high top, low top, or all blinged out. Until my next post … take care!
In contrast to this picture I previously posted of an alternative way to read outdoors, the one below is more traditional— grab a chair at the park, find a suitable spot and read your favorite book, a magazine or a new novel. Keep it fashionable with a hat and wedges. Right now, I’m trying to keep [...]
A great place to people watch in Paris is Hotel Costes. Forget about the slow service, just sit back, relax, have a drink, drool over the crocodile Hermès Birkin bags and Van Cleef jewelry of the guests, and eavesdrop on their many interesting conversations. Compared to other five-star hotels in Paris, the cocktails at Hotel [...]
Commotion at Pont des Arts: a TV crew, photographers, a pop-up stand, leaflets being distributed and someone giving an interview. As it turned out, a group of artists was speaking about piracy. While I’m not an artist, I can definitely relate to their cause. After all, I publish my photographs on the Internet and would [...]