In my last Paris instalment, I focused on the stylish Marais district and the hip, up-and-coming 10eme. On my most recent séjour à Paris, I turned my attentions to the fabulously chic 1er Arrondissement, and discovered a district where my shopping dreams came true, an incredibly personable Parisian waiter and a magical cocktail… Continue reading “Paris – 1er Arrondissement Focus”
It doesn’t take long for every visitor to Paris to fall in love with the city. Usually it’s a matter of only minutes. The gorgeous tree lined boulevards, elegant cafe terraces and spectacular architecture, they’re irresistible.
So this Paris city guide is written for the repeat offender: the visitor who has been to Paris many times and fallen in love already, taken a picture of the Mona Lisa, climbed the Eiffel Tower (only to be disappointed because you can’t see the Eiffel Tower in the view from the top) and crawled all over the charming streets of Montmartre. This city guide is for someone who returns to Paris simply to have a little mooch around, soak up the atmosphere, sit in a cafe and write ones memoir (Hemingway-style) and feel just a tiny bit cool and Parisian.