Paris’ Historic Rue Mouffetard & Other Highlights

Rue Mouffetard is an ideal place to visit to get a taste of historic Paris and to experience how Parisians live, work and unwind. Rue Mouffetard is in fact the oldest, longest and most picturesque pedestrianised market street in Paris and is adored by Parisians who refer to it as “La Mouffe”.  The name of…

Paris’ Inspirational Cafe De Flore and Les Deux Magots

When in Paris, the quintessentially cliché and very necessary thing to do is to devote a good amount of time sitting at a café.  In Paris, café culture is not just part of everyday life but is a tradition rooted in history as it was a place where the intellectuals or “enlightened”, literary and artistic…

Le Jardin des Tuileries – A Gem in the Heart of Paris

How is the Le Jardin des Tuileries or The Tuileries Garden in Paris associated with the Queen Medici of France and Coco Chanel the queen of fashion? Chanel the legendary queen of fashion, who lived close by at the Ritz Hotel in Place Vendome, enjoyed taking liesurly strolls through the park in her two piece…

Rue Montorgueil a historic market street in Paris

Aside from it being a picture perfect and historically alluring market street of Paris, there were a few very necessary things I absolutely needed  to see on Rue Montorgueil and one those things was to pay a long over due visit to the famous national treasure, Patisserie Stohrer.  This beautifully preserved patisserie is the place where…

Jardin du Luxembourg

Paris’ Jardin du Luxembourg After taking a historic stroll around the lively St-Germaine-des-Pris on a still Autumn day we made our way to our highly anticipated destination of Paris – the Jardin du Luxembourg. If a place on earth could be likened to heaven then the Luxembourg gardens would be it. Heaven is where emerald…