Fontaine Molière: A Little-Known Paris Monument

If you walk in the vicinity of Palais-Royal, you may spot a monumental fountain at the corner of the rue Molière and the rue de Richelieu. This is ... lire plus !

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The first and tallest skyscraper of Paris

In 1781, New York was still a British settlement and Sydney, Australia, did not yet exist. These two great cities, known for their skyscrapers, were preceded by a ... lire plus !

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Where to find the inverted pyramid of the Louvre

You may have thought that the Louvre Palace in Paris had only one glass pyramid. But an inverted pyramid, you must be joking! Of course, I am talking ... lire plus !

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Amazing places to see on a Paris by night tour

Both in Winter and Summer, the City of lights stays lively all night long. You may want to discover Paris comfortably seated on a tourist bus or on ... lire plus !

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Where to find the Texas Embassy in Paris?

Did you know that a carving on a façade indicates where the Texas Embassy in Paris used to be? Let me show you the exact location of this ... lire plus !

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Discover the secretive Place de Valois in Paris

So you’re heading to the Palais Royal and its beautiful enclosed garden. Instead of entering the precinct via the usual way, here is another route that’s worth trying. ... lire plus !

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That day when the glass pyramid of the Louvre disappeared!

How the glass pyramid of the Louvre disappeared? The offender is French street artist JR who found the way through a stunning optical illusion that will surprise many visitors ... lire plus !

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An elephant head near Les Halles, Paris

How many people passing by the busy street of rue de la Cossonnerie actually know there is an elephant head near Les Halles, right here, in central Paris? ... lire plus !

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The Canopy of Les Halles

On Tuesday 5 April 2016 took place the inauguration of the new site of Les Halles and its Canopy (La Canopée) in the heart of Paris. I went ... lire plus !

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The Fountain of the Croix-du-Trahoir in Paris

Today the intersection of rue Saint-Honoré and rue de l’Arbre-Sec is part of one of the nicest parts of Paris. There, in the heart of the 1st arrondissement is a little fountain known as Croix-du-Trahoir. It ... lire plus !

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