The Dazzling Stained Glass Windows of Sainte-Chapelle

The Dazzling Stained Glass Windows of Sainte-Chapelle

Nothing can describe the incredible feeling you get when you step inside the stained glass kaleidoscope that is Sainte-Chapelle. Built over 800 years ago, this incredible and colorful masterpiece still stands today, welcoming awestruck visitors every single day. Come get a glimpse inside this truly unique icon of Paris, take in the magnificence, and leave truly inspired. ... Read More

Marie Antoinette’s Petit Palace in the Countryside

Marie Antoinette’s Petit Palace in the Countryside

Tucked away into the furthest corner of the Versailles grounds, the Petit Trianon, Marie Antoinette’s playground, quiety waits for visitors to discover its hidden charms. Filled with “petites folies,” or “little extravagances,” this small palace with its whimiscal gardens and “play farm” are an unexpectedly light-hearted treat after the ornate grandeur of the main Palace. ... Read More

When’s the Best Time to See Versailles? During Musical Fountain Season!

When’s the Best Time to See Versailles? During Musical Fountain Season!

The royal gardens of Versailles are a magnificent sight to behold. They seem to stretch into infinity, with their perfectly symmetrical maze-like hedges – but you haven’t truly experienced the gardens until you’ve seen them during a Musical Fountain show! From April through October, the fountains, grottos and groves of Versailles will spring to life once more! ... Read More

Twin Paris Apartments Get Incredible, Unique Designs!

Twin Paris Apartments Get Incredible, Unique Designs!

What do you do when you have two twin apartments in the same building, with similar floor plans, but owned by two separate families with very different styles and needs? Renovate, decorate and make each one unique! That’s exactly what we did with the Montagny and Monthelie apartments. Come see how special and gorgeous each one turned out! ... Read More

The Fascinating Life of a Flâneuse – The Revolutionary Pont Neuf

The Fascinating Life of a Flâneuse – The Revolutionary Pont Neuf

For the third installment of Madelyn’s Fascinating Life of a Flâneuse series, she takes a dive into the history of this quintessentially Parisian pastime. Turn back the pages of history to the year 1600, and find out how a mere bridge could revolutionize the way that pedestrians interacted with their city! ... Read More

A Look Inside the Petit Palais – a Beaux-Arts Masterpiece!

A Look Inside the Petit Palais – a Beaux-Arts Masterpiece!

From its shining golden gates to its incredible mosaics, staircases and courtyard, every square inch of the Petit Palais is a masterpiece in itself. Add to that its diverse art collection, fascinating history and free admission, and you’ve got one of the best sites in the entire city! Come take a peek inside this amazing building. ... Read More

8 Amazing Neighborhood Churches to See in Paris

8 Amazing Neighborhood Churches to See in Paris

Paris is known for its high concentration of museums, but did you know that its also home to hundreds of amazing churches? From Gothic to Neoclassical and everything in-between, there is so much amazing architecture in this city. Come see our list of 8 amazing cathedrals in Paris – you may even learn some fascinating history along the way! ... Read More

Art Lessons in Paris – Commemorate Your Trip in a Meaningful Way

Art Lessons in Paris – Commemorate Your Trip in a Meaningful Way

Before cameras became so popular and easy to use, travelers to Paris would remember their voyage through sketches and paintings. This artistic tradition remains alive today, and you can be a part of it! All you need are a few simple art supplies and a teacher to guide you. Soak in the sights of Paris like you never have before! ... Read More

The Mesmerizing Opulence of the Palais Garnier

The Mesmerizing Opulence of the Palais Garnier

Halls dripping in gold, lush red velvet seats and a chandelier weighing 7 tons are just a few of the things that make the Opéra Garnier a truly magnificent sight to behold. As one of the first theaters of its kind in the world that is still in use today, it’s a definite must-see on your Paris sightseeing itinerary! ... Read More

Why the Château de Chantilly is the Perfect Day Trip from Paris

Why the Château de Chantilly is the Perfect Day Trip from Paris

Just 45 minutes from Paris by train, the Château de Chantilly makes for a wonderful day trip to the sprawling French countryside. Exquisitely preserved and almost entirely unchanged since the 1800s, this fairytale castle not only houses the second largest collection of antique paintings after the Louvre, but also an internationally acclaimed equestrian center! ... Read More

Shopping on a Rainy Day in Paris in the Galerie Vivienne

Shopping on a Rainy Day in Paris in the Galerie Vivienne

Sheltered from rainy weather and lined with gorgeous tile mosaic floors, the Galerie Vivienne is a must-see in Paris. It also has some wonderful shops, from clothing to books, home decor and gifts. Take a peek inside this 19th century covered passage and you’ll see why it’s still the perfect rainy day activity, even after 200 years! ... Read More

Five Paris Valentine’s Day Activities For Everyone to Enjoy!

Five Paris Valentine’s Day Activities For Everyone to Enjoy!

You don’t have to have a ring on your finger to enjoy the romance of Valentine’s day, especially when you’re in Paris! The city itself radiates romance through its architecture, divine foods and overwhelming beauty. Although Paris is fabulous for lovers, anybody can celebrate their love of Paris in so many sweet ways. From tempting treats to early blossoms read on to find out our five favorite Parisian Valentine’s Day activities! ... Read More

Why is There a Windmill on the Moulin Rouge?

Why is There a Windmill on the Moulin Rouge?

The Moulin Rouge is one of the most recognized landmarks of Paris – but have you ever wondered why a cabaret is topped by a bright red windmill? What does grinding flour have to do with performing the can-can? We delve into the fascinating history behind the Moulin Rouge and two other windmills in the northern Parisian neighborhood of Montmartre! ... Read More

The Fondation Louis Vuitton: An Architectural Masterpiece

The Fondation Louis Vuitton: An Architectural Masterpiece

Resembling a shiny cloud, futuristic sailing ship or even a glacial iceberg, the Fondation Louis Vuitton, designed by the world-renowned architect Frank Gehry, is a shining symbol of art and culture of the 21st century. Featuring some of the most avant-garde artistic works of our time, this new addition to the Paris skyline is a magnificent sight to behold. ... Read More

Have a Super Modern Shopping Experience at the Beaugrenelle!

Have a Super Modern Shopping Experience at the Beaugrenelle!

Located in the popular 15th arrondissement, the Beaugrenelle shopping center offers a cool, modern and sophisticated shopping experience a few blocks from the Eiffel Tower. Quite different from the old-fashioned Parisian department stores and charming boutiques that Paris is known for, it’s a much-loved local hotspot! ... Read More

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