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Paris has always been a trailblazing city. In 1878, the city installed arced electric street lamps – they were the first city to do so. Restaurants,...
Jardin des Plantes

On a lovely autumn day I decided to walk to one of my favorite places in the fifth arrondissement in Paris, The Jardin des...

It was a particularly cold day when I visited Jardin de l'Hôtel de Sens. November days in Paris tend to be dreary and it...

This pearl-shaped park is hidden on a narrow street that jets off the Seine. There are apartment buildings nestled to both sides of the...

hn weekends the old men gather on the sands to pitch their pétanque boules into the air.  The knock of metal against metal, sand...

When I arrived in Paris to begin the writing of the Hidden Parks of Paris, I stayed for two nights in the eighteenth arrondissement,...
Parc Floral de Paris

Summer in the city is a perfect time to seek out the many activities available at little to no cost in Paris. One of...
Jardin Frederic Dard

Eighteenth Arrondissement Rue Norvins Park Attributes: Near Metro, Water Fountain, Low Street Noise, Perfect for a Picnic It is here that people pass through walls.  Stone faces...

Eighth Arrondissement Avenue Franklin D. Roosevelt Park Attributes: Near Metro, Free Wifi Access, Low Street Noise, Romantic You know that feeling of spring when the leaves...

The Paris Chairs In every stage of my life I’ve had a special chair to fill a special need: one that helped nurse me back...

We tend to think of “Haussmanian” Paris in terms of splendid rows of uniform, off-white, “typically Parisian” apartment buildings and grand boulevards. But a...

The aromas of chocolate crêpes, espresso coffee, and of course, cigarettes, are just some of the typical aromas when in France's cosmopolitan capital.But some...