The Best Hairdresser in Montmartre

The Best Hairdresser in Montmartre
That’s Dominique at Les Muses de Montmartre. You can forgive me the headline. Dominique is not only a very talented hairdresser but great fun and uber friendly too. Ever since he took over the salon of my former hairdresser, I’ve never looked anywhere else. I’m not the only one to love him and appreciate his ...

My Heart Belongs To …. Montmartre

My Heart Belongs To .... Montmartre
A guest post by Gail Boisclair Paris! It is many people’s romantic dream to come to the City of Light and live there. I, however, was never one of them. It was not ‘love at first sight’ for me with Paris – my heart did not pound, the sight of macarons did not bring a ...

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. ...