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La rentrée gives Paris a fresh start. Show time’s over and the true Paris picks up where it left off in June. Being in Paris for two weeks centered on September 1st, I noticed...

Ahhhh the rive gauche, the home of the Latin Quarter, Jardin du Luxembourg and the Eiffel Tower. The ancient, cobbled streets that were well traveled by the Lost Generation of Hemingway and Fitzgerald and...

In the middle ages, walking the Latin Quarter would not have expended many calories. The Latin Quarter consisted of the area immediately surrounding the Sorbonne. La Sorbonne was a theology college created by Robert...

One day in the late 1990s I was wandering down what at the time was one of my favorite Paris streets – the narrow, funky, and sometimes annoyingly touristic Rue de La Huchette in...
Paris apartment for sale

Nestled in the quiet of a charming paved courtyard in the 5th arrondissement (rue Lacepède, near Place Monge), this loft-style duplex encompasses 108 m² (98 m² Carrez law). Renovated with quality materials, this apartment...

Hidden passageways and underground treasures… Bien sûr there are still secrets in Paris! Just recently, the spotlight has fallen on a forgotten crypt, hidden beneath a parking garage in the 5th arrondissement. Le Parisien...

A popular museum in the Latin Quarter is the Musée de Cluny. Devoted to the Middle Ages, the museum occupies the Hôtel de Cluny, a 15th century building (flamboyant gothic style) which also incorporates...

An interesting fact about Paris church organs: I read recently that out of the 150 churches and 50 convents in Paris in 1789, 130 of them vanished as a result of the “tsunami” that...

Since the Lumière brothers, Auguste and Louis, first entranced Parisians with their moving pictures in 1895, the cinema has been an important part of French life. More than 120 years later, in an era...
apartment for sale in Paris

With a view that takes in the iconic dome of the Pantheon, this beautiful two-bedroom apartment is found in an Art Nouveau building dating from 1933 in the highly sought-after fifth arrondissement - close...

With many Parisian hotels already celebrating France’s literary greats, it seems almost inevitable that Alexandre Dumas would one day have his turn. The second opening from independent group Les Hoteliers Impertinents, the Hotel Monte...
apartment for sale in Paris

With its exceptional view on the Place de la Sorbonne, this is a rare apartment consisting of 2 rooms with an area of ​​32 sqm Carrez law + 5 sqm mezzanine + 5 sqm...