360° Paris Views from Montparnasse Tower

Tour Maine-Montparnasse

YOU CAN SEE ALL THE FAMOUS SIGHTS OF PARIS FROM MONTPARNASSE TOWER: When Tour Montparnasse was completed in 1973, it was the tallest skyscraper in France. The Montparnasse Tower is mainly occupied by offices but the Panoramic Floor on level 56 and the roof-terrace are open to the public. They claim that the terrace provides […]

An Enjoyable Marché Edgar Quinet Visit

Marché Edgar Quinet

MARCHE EDGAR QUINET IS AN OPEN MARKET IN THE 14TH ARRONDISSEMENT: Montparnasse is a district that we didn’t managed to visit during our previous visits to Paris. With so much to see and do in the centre of Paris, Montparnasse often gets bypassed. But on this trip we had a special reason to come to […]

The World of Canes at M. Segas

Walking Canes at M. Segas

From Classical Canes to Decorative Walking Sticks, M. Segas Has an Impressive Range of Canes: Paris is full of interesting shops and one of the curious and wonderful shops we checked out was the Segas antique cane shop in the Passage Jouffroy in the 9th arrondissement. M. Segas has been in the cane business for […]

Gare du Nord – Europe’s Busiest Train Station

Gare du Nord

Paris’s Busiest Train Station, the Gare du Nord, is also the Busiest in Europe: Gare du Nord is the busiest of Paris’s six terminus stations. As the name implies, the station services trains for the north of France as well as train services to the UK, Belgium, The Netherlands and Northern Germany. For anyone travelling […]

Gare Saint-Lazare – The Second Busiest Paris Train Station

Paris Saint-Lazare

Intercity Trains to Normandy Leave from Gare Saint-Lazare, the Second Busiest Train Station: For train travel to Rouen, Le Havre, Dieppe, Caen and Cherbourg, Gare Saint-Lazare is the station for you. Gare Saint-Lazare is the terminus for the long distance intercity trains that travel to and from Normandy. The regional Transilien trains to the west and […]

Le Procope – A Place of Rendezvous Through History

Le Procope, Famous Paris Restaurant

For Centuries, Le Procope Has Been a Meeting Place for the Literary Elite and Politicians: The times when we’ve strolled down the Cour du Commerce Saint André, a small cobbled pedestrian street of in the Latin Quarter, we’ve always stopped by the rear façade of Le Procope, one of the famous restaurants in Paris. It’s […]

Sainte-Chapelle – Famous for its Stunning Stained Glass

Sainte-Chapelle's stained glass windows

Sainte-Chapelle – A Royal Chapel Full of History and Famous for its Stained Glass: Long before we visited Sainte-Chapelle, I’d already seen many pictures of its exquisite stained glass windows. And, although it is said that a picture paints a thousand words, nothing quite prepares you for the stunning beauty of Sainte-Chapelle’s stained glass windows, […]

Pigalle – A District Famous for its Raunchy Nightlife

Paris Nightlife

The Pigalle District is Notorious for its Sex Shops, Adult Shows and Raunchy Nightlife: Except for a visit to the Moulin Rouge, the Pigalle district is not high on the list of many visitors’ must-visit Paris destinations, unless of course if you’re one of those visitors for whom the sex shops, adult entertainment, video stores, […]

Maison de Victor Hugo – Victor Hugo’s Apartment in Paris

Maison de Victor Hugo

The Maison de Victor Hugo Shows the Boundless Creative Talent of this Writer: Located in the south-eastern corner of Place des Vosges is the Maison de Victor Hugo, the apartment that Victor Hugo rented and lived in with his family for sixteen years. Although the richly decorated rooms that you see here are reconstructions of certain […]

Musée de la Poupée – Paris Dolls Museum

Paris Dolls Museum

Musée de la Poupée – A Paris Museum Sure to Delight Kids: An unusual Paris museum that is a good bet for children is the Musée de la Poupée, a private museum in the heart of the historic toy district in Paris 3rd arrondissement. With a permanent collection of some 600 dolls made between 1800 […]