Photo Blogs - 4/6 - Memorable Movies And Montmartre

Montmartre to Belleville on Foot 4

Montmartre to Belleville on Foot
As we’ve always been telling friends and visitors to Paris, the City of Light is small and compact and most sites can be explored on foot if one plans the itinerary well. If one is coming from Montmartre to Belleville, the way out is all downhill but obviously the return, after a day’s walk, would ...

Do You Know Your Sacré Coeur ? 6

Do You Know Your Sacré Coeur ?
by Michael The Sacré Coeur Basilica is not as old as many visitors may assume – completed on the eve of WWI, it predates the great US skyscrapers by little more than a decade, and most US cities have quite a few buildings that are a good deal older. Sacré Coeur is essentially a product of ...

Impressions of Montmartre 12

Impressions of Montmartre
A guest post by Cathy Sweeney, a recent visitor to Montmartre First impressions of a place can be disappointing if they don’t match our preconceived notions. My expectations of Montmartre were like the colors, moods and charm of impressionist paintings brought to life, plus scenes from movies filmed there and a dash of 21st century reality. ...

Surprise Du Chef in a Paris Lebanese Restaurant 1

Surprise Du Chef in a Paris Lebanese Restaurant
by Michael Eating out in Paris? Why not try a Lebanese restaurant. It does offer something different. Right after the taboulés had been served, we were waiting for a couple of colourfully dressed, giggly young men in tight trousers coming to our table. Well, hey, that’s what the menu offered! Visiting Paris soon? Be your own ...