The Arc de Triomphe is indeed a triumph of Parisian history and it stands triumphantly on the right bank of river Siene at the junction of 12 radiating avenues on a ring shaped plaza. An ode to the glory of Napoleon, various phases of the marvelous arch were completed during different periods of achievements of… 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.
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The Versailles Palace is a certified world heritage site for the past 30 years and it’s called one of the major achievements of 17th century French art. The palace is spread over 63,154 sq. and there are more than 2,300 rooms inside. The sheer number of rooms and the parts of the estate are bewildering… Read the full article
Many find it difficult to believe that the beautiful Tuileries garden was actually a site of a factory that manufactured tiles. The luscious and proportioned garden lies in the first arrondissement of Paris… a Parisian green lung sandwiched between Rue de Rivoli, Louvre and the Place de la Concorde. The garden runs from Place du… Read the full article
Louvre; one of the most famous art museums of the world holds a stunning variety of art through every century….of course the jewel in its crown is Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. The history of Louvre dates back to 1546 when Francis I who was a renowned art collector had his old castle destroyed to build… Read the full article
What To Expect The 324m high Eiffel tower is a symbol of the heritage of Europe and is one of the top attractions of the world. Designed by Gustave Eiffel in 1889 the Eiffel was not always this popular…in fact at one point it was considered to be a temporary part of the Parisian landscape.… Read the full article
Style & Character As with many Parisian boutique hotels, design is one of the strongest points of hotel Exquis that’s conveniently located in the 11th arrondisment of Paris. The retro décor and artwork displays that conform to the Exquisite Corpse concept are sure to send your mind buzzing. Words that best describe the look of… Read the full article
Style & Character It’s easy to miss the red brick building hosting MOB…it looks like a factory and not a hotel but once you are in you will be surprised. There are Buddhist bells overhead the orange entrance door that’s bedecked with a dragons head. There is an undercurrent of carefreeness and planned chaos flowing… Read the full article
Style & Character Henriette Rive Gauche is a stylish boutique hotel designed in country house chic style by the designer Vanessa Scoffier. It has been featured in many magazines including Wallpaper, Vogue etc. and will impress guests the moment they spot its unobtrusive and elegant French outer façade. There is charming French décor with an… Read the full article
Style & Character The Relais Montmartre hotel is tucked away in a nice residential area and you cannot miss the elegant white exteriors with wrought iron balconies. This is a boutique establishment stat spells refinement and sophistication. No loud obtrusive colors and no gilt; the furnishings and accents are all expensive and muted and colors… Read the full article
Style & Character Ekta Hotel definitely attracts attention due to its décor and will intrigue you from the moment you spot its glass and tiles mosaic facade. It’s very stylish and displays a dominance of black and white with startling canary yellow splashes. Décor is actually inspired from the 70’s iconic Jean-Philippe Nuel and Natasha… Read the full article