Style & Character True to the name of the Hotel, this luscious 37 room boutique hotel serves up a delicious degree of narcissism and self-indulgence. Inspired by the beautiful, fashionable and narcissistic Cleo de Merode who was incidentally an actress, dancer and artist in the Bella Epoque period; the hotel tries to incorporate her spirit… Read the full article
Paris Travel Guide You Need At Every Step
As Audrey Hepburn famously remarked “Paris is always a good idea”…there are few cities in the world which enjoy such fandom, popularity or are as awe inspiring and bewitching as the capital of France. From the iconic Eiffel tower to the magnificent Louvre to the tempting Champs Elysses to Disneyland to the historic Notre dame… Paris is a continuous visual and sensory feast.
Full of gorgeous parks and fountains and shopping arcades and beautiful boulevards Paris has a very robust local transport system which makes it a highly accessible city. Every step down the left and right banks of Siene offers new pleasures and each arrondissement (district) has its own world of attractions.
The best hotels of France and its most sophisticated restaurants dwell in Paris besides a legion of cafes that date back to ancient times… the intellectuals of Europe have all converged and fallen in love with the cafes of Paris.
The city of light is always glittering and its immense tourist footfall has not managed to jade the Parisian who always remains elegant and cocooned in a spirit of joie de vivre. This is not a city which will go all out to please you…. it will stand aloof with its charms with the sure knowledge that you will be drawn to it.
For a detailed look at Paris, its many attractions, weather, hotels, restaurants, cafes and everything else browse through our detailed guide that is based on authentic research.
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Style & Character The Le Bristol is amongst the most luxurious hotels in Paris and it boasts of its illustrious past with the likes of Rita Hayworth, Sophia Loren and Charlie Chaplin favoring its services on their vacations. Nestling in the haute couture area of Paris …rue Fabourg saint Honore the Le Bristol officially became… Read the full article
Style & Character The Maison Souquet oozes understated luxury that’s signalled by its subtle façade highlighted by 2 scarlet lanterns. This is housed in a neoclassical building that served as a pleasure house during the Belle Epoque period; the most lascivious chapter in Parisian history. Jacques Garcia the principal renovation artist has applied all his… Read the full article
Facing the Louvre and the exquisite Tuileries gardens right across the river; the Orsay Museum is housed inside a former railway station… a Parisian masterpiece filled with interesting lore. The intriguing décor, giant clocks and interesting history behind the museum is every bit as dazzling as the world famous collection of Impressionist art stored here.… Read the full article
Paris has been a tourist magnet for the myriads of great and legendary attractions it has in and around it including museums with stunning collections of art & exhibits, beautifully manicured gardens & parks, world renowned landmarks like Eiffel Tower, historic cathedrals, monuments, buildings and lot more. While the section below will take you through… Read the full article
Basilica of sacred heart of Paris fondly referred to as the Sacre Coeur is a Roman Catholic Church that’s dedicated to Jesus. Picturesquely located at the summit of Montmartre at the most elevated point of Paris; this is a monument with strong political as well as religious connotations. Pristine and pure white; the Sacre Coeur… Read the full article
The holy chapel of the Palais de la Cite is still lauded as one of the best examples of Gothic architecture of the Rayonnant period. Once commissioned by Louis IX to hold the famous Passion relics including “crown of thorns” and the “true cross” the Chapelle shot to fame because of its spectacular 13th century… Read the full article
UPDATE 16, APRIL 2019: A massive fire ravaged and destroyed large part of the Notre Dame Cathedral. The French President Emmanuel Macron has stated that he wanted the cathedral rebuilt in five years and made more beautiful than ever. However it is estimated that it can take years or even decades to rebuild the cathedral completely because… Read the full article
The Luxembourg gardens palace is located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris… its creation was conceptualised by Marie de Medici (King Henry IV’s widow) in 1612. The French senate sits in the palace that adorns the garden; the entire property spans almost 60 acres and has an English garden, French garden apart from fountains, ponds… Read the full article
Palais Garnier was once the hotspot of Parisian cultural life…this grand 2000 people seater opera took 14 years to be built. Previously referred to as Salle des Capucines because of its position on Boulevard des Capucines… it later earned the title Palais Garnier because of its extravagant beauty and glamour… and its famous architect Charles… Read the full article