Where to find the Berlin Wall in Paris

On 9 November, Germany and Europe commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall. The generation of our young people were not born when this major event in European ... lire plus !

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Why the Canal Saint-Martin is worth discovering?

Do you remember Amelie skipping stones at the locks of a canal in Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s 2001 film? This scene was shot at the legendary Canal Saint-Martin. Crossing the ... lire plus !

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The elegance of Place Saint-Georges, Paris

Although small in size, the circular Place Saint-Georges owes its elegant look to the beautiful townhouses that border it. With the métro station exit, the railings, the old lampposts, ... lire plus !

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Horse meat butcher shops in Paris

How selling horse meat was made possible whilst it was considered a taboo food until the 19th century? When discovering the French capital, you may have encountered a ... lire plus !

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What are guard stones in Paris?

Isn’t it strange that so much art and detail are put into things we do not automatically notice? This is particularly true to a multitude of old protective ... lire plus !

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Where to find the Statue of Liberty hidden in Paris?

There are a few replicas of the Statue of Liberty that are found across Paris: Île aux Cygnes, Luxembourg Garden, Orsay Museum… These are easy to spot and ... lire plus !

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Church of Notre-Dame de la Compassion, Paris

Caught between the Périphérique and the Convention Centre at Porte Maillot, the church of Notre-Dame de la Compassion, Paris does not catch the eyes as it should. The ... lire plus !

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Passage Boudin: a surprising alleyway in Paris

This little lane will surprise you if you are walking in the neighbourhood of Charonne. Passage Boudin in the east of Paris is lined with colourful houses. It ... lire plus !

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Rue des Cascades: a provincial atmosphere in Paris

The quiet and rural-looking rue des Cascades is a residential street in the 20th arrondissement lined with low and tall houses. This neighbourhood in the Belleville area will ... lire plus !

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Rue Berton, a remnant of the countryside in Paris

There are a number of rural-looking streets to discover in Paris. One of them is rue Berton in Passy (16th arrondissement). Not far from the Eiffel Tower, the ... lire plus !

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