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Rosa Bonheur sur Seine

I recently discovered what I think is going to be my new favourite café/bar in Paris. Rosa Bonheur in the Parc des Buttes Chaumont is already a firm fixture both during the day for well priced, simple food and at night as a bar and ‘guingette’. 160 more words

The Left Bank

Hermes pop up exhibition

Flaner is a French verb that is difficult to translate, perhaps because it’s a typically French pastime. It means to wander, to walk with no particular destination in mind, to sit on a café terrace and watch the world go by… It’s something that Parisians excel at, and Paris is the perfect place to practice it. 166 more words

The Left Bank


Nature is often hidden. It is like the age-old question, Where are all the baby pigeons?

That is why I was delighted by this little egg near a parking lot in the middle of the city.


Sparkling water drinking fountains in Paris

Recently I discovered that not only are there 1200 drinking water fountains across Paris, but that they are not only beautiful, like the Wallace fountains… 297 more words

The Right Bank

Unico, 10 Rue Amelie, 75007 Paris (Metro: Pont de l'Alma/La Tour Maubourg)

“A carnivore’s delight!”

The Setting: On a narrow side street in the chic 7th arrondissement, not far from the Eiffel Tower, lies the Unico – an Argentinian steakhouse whose grilled barbecue smells whet the appetite as soon as you enter the door. 348 more words

Parisian Foodie

Springtime in Paris

It may be a cliché, but it’s hard to resist Paris in the springtime, when the cherry blossoms fill the Champ de Mars, and the flower markets spill over with peonies and hyacinths.

Parks & Gardens

Rose Bakery

Much as I love French pastries, sometimes it’s really nice to have a taste of home. Rose Bakery has managed the seemingly impossible and seduced the Parisians with their British cakes, lunches and brunches. 183 more words

The Right Bank