Wandering around Paris with your nose in the air is the idea behind a website of self-guided walks. Although it might mean you have no particular goal or end in sight, wandering and gazing around, the website with the same name gives a beginning and ending point with lots in between. Paris has plenty of great, guided and personalized walking tours. Many are listed on my Paris Walking Tours page with more ideas on my Tours, Guides, Walks and Wheels .
The river Seine is busy year round with boats and activities.I found out about the tightrope walker on the Paris Mayor’s office website “Que faire à Paris“. Click on “Une semaine à Paris en un clic” (One week in Paris in one click) Voilà you now speak French :-) Use Google Translate to decipher the timeline.
The first Art Déco hotel in Paris is closing April 14, 2014 for three years… Pierre Bergé & Associés have announced the auction of Hotel Lutetia’s interior pieces. Viewing of the items opens May 15 and 18. The auction takes place between May 19 and 25, 2014 at the Hotel Lutetia. The Hotel Lutetia, built in 1910 is selling its large art collection ……
The spring time chill is going to turn into summer time warmth and sunshine (with intermittent showers). How long can the kids manage patience in the Louvre? For distraction, consider a pony rides in the park, or ping pong, rock climbing, basket ball.Wednesday is a popular day for activities due to the school hours.
Pony walks are possible at the following locations on Wednesday, weekends, holidays and school holidays in the afternoon:
When I try to open my Longchamp backpack purse, it is a time-consuming procedure. The zipper usually hangs up. How can a tall, lanky male with long, slender fingers open the purse so smoothly that I don’t even feel it? I guess in my next life I will make two requests, one, for long, slender fingers and two, for a new Longchamp purse design! ….
Each year Paris votes for the best baguette. For the next year the boulanger winner provides President of France residing at the Elysée Palace with the morning baguette.
The 2014 best Paris Baguette winner is Anthony Teixeira. Mr. Teixeira is the artisan baker at “Aux Délices du Palais” bakery in the fourteenth arrondissement. The father of Mr. Teixeira, 24, pictured won the same prize in 1998.