Paris Smiles: a collection of Parisian portraits

Paris Smiles is a collection of over a hundred portraits in black-and-white taken by Ronald W. Kenyon. It includes pictures of friends and strangers, French and foreign, men, ... lire plus !

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Where to find the Salvador Dali Sundial in Paris

You don’t need to go inside a museum or an art gallery to enjoy works of art. Paris has this great thing about it that art is accessible ... lire plus !

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Where are the remains of the Roman forum in Paris

The Roman forum in Paris – then known as Lutetia – was situated in the present-day Latin Quarter, more precisely in the vicinity of rue Soufflot and rue Saint-Jacques. Did ... lire plus !

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Au Nègre Joyeux: a controversial signage in Paris

Au Nègre Joyeux (At the Joyous Negro’s) refers to a former chocolate factory that was established in 1748 at 14, rue Mouffetard (5th arrondissement of Paris), on the ... lire plus !

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Amazing places to see on a Paris by night tour

Both in Winter or 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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What is this suspended iron bar in rue Rataud about?

Another oddity in the 5th arrondissement in Paris, not far from rue Mouffetard: the suspended iron bar dotted with crooks of rue Rataud. I took my camera and ... lire plus !

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The refrigerator’s ancestor in Paris

Not many people know of the presence of the refrigerator’s ancestor in Paris. Find your way to the  quiet rue de Poissy in the 5th arrondissement by the ... lire plus !

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Why does the statue of Montaigne bring luck?

Did you know that some statues in Paris are believed to hold magical properties? For a long time now, a tenacious superstition has involved a statue of Montaigne ... lire plus !

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Rue Saint-Jacques: Paris’ oldest street

Did you know that rue Saint-Jacques is the oldest street of Paris? Let’s find out more about this 2,000 year-old thoroughfare that crosses the Latin Quarter (5th arrondissement). ... lire plus !

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Grand Gallery of Evolution, Paris

The monumental building housing the Grand Gallery of Evolution stands at the end of the formal garden of the Jardin des Plantes in the 5th arrondissement of Paris. The gallery is ... lire plus !

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