Étiquette : eiffel tower

10 Things I Bet You Didn’t Know About the Eiffel Tower

You know I love the Eiffel Tower. What Paris expat doesn’t?!? So I thought it was about time I posted another article about this lovely iron lady. read on and you will have some interesting things to say during your water cooler break, about our giant sparkling four-legged tower. You’re welcome. In 1925 a crook named Victor Lustig swindled some investors… Read more →

A Very Sweet Suite @GHpalaisroyal

I returned with my Parisian pal Cédric to the Grand Hotel du Palais Royal recently, that gorgeous luxury hotel that is tucked away on a quiet street in the heart of Paris, for more of that incredible lemon tarte, but also to get a very exclusive look into one of their top suites : Le Suite Palais Royal. And oh what… Read more →

Pretty Paris Pictures : An Eiffel Tower Sunset

My lovely readers, I am fresh out of inspiration for posts these days. I am blaming it on the 5 weeks, FIVE WEEKS! of having my foot in a cast and being mostly limited in what I can do and where I can go (I did make a couple of exceptions though, at Le Meurice and Gerard Mulot). So being… Read more →

Fashion Photo Shoot in Paris

I was strolling by the Eiffel Tower and Trocadéro the other day, and saw this lovely little group of young American women, all primped up and ready for their photo shoot in Paris. I couldn’t resist, and asked their permission to take a few shots. After annoying them for a couple minutes as I snapped a few images, I left… Read more →

Pretty Paris Pictures : Night Seine

Again out on an evening stroll along the Seine, I once more found myself armed with my camera, and free to capture as many shots as my greedy eyes so desired. I have said it before, and I’ll repeat myself over and over, Paris is beautiful during the day (especially when the sun is going at full blast), but NOTHING… Read more →

In Love With An Iron Lady

I have been in Paris for over 11 years now. Wow. It seems so long to me. And no matter how many times I go to see the Eiffel Tower, I always always take a picture of her. She is beautiful. Weather it is against a grey cloud-cast sky, or dazzling beneath a vibrant evening blue hue, she is the… Read more →

Own (a piece of) the Eiffel Tower

Paul Bedell of Korbella™ contacted me, and with one single sentence he had my full attention : « From our pieces of Paris to yours ». These are my pieces of Paris… but… What are his? Small, wonderful, almost magical little « jewels » cut from an actual piece of the Eiffel Tower, and integrated into stylish and elegant pieces of fashion jewelry in… Read more →

Italian restaurant Il Sorrentino

A recent evening was spent at the Italian restaurant in Paris, Il Sorrentino. 4 rue de Montessuy 75007, Paris Fresh and authentic cuisine (complete with service in an Italian accent), served at this addrese in a prestigious Parisian neighborhood, you are greeted just outside the door by a sparkling tower (the Eiffel). Inside the restaurant is small and fills quickly,… Read more →

La fête Nationale – Bastille Day

This is how Parisians celebrate what Americans call Bastille day…Parade in the morning, most people watch it on tv, only the vigorous tourists go out to the Champs Elysées; and then others just soak in the morning sun (uuuh, rain) at a café, full of…you guessed it : tourists. Then we all go in search of lunch in tourist filled… Read more →

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