15 July 2018

Beating the heat

Rounds of icy drinks in the shade at sophisticated Monsieur Bleu with its views of the Eiffel Tower across the river.

20 avenue de New York 75116

14 July 2018

Books and more

 The Musée d'Art Naïf at Halle Saint Pierre always has something unusual going on.

Halle Saint Pierre
- bookstore / coffee shop / museum -
2 rue Ronsard 75018

11 July 2018

New day

France happily wakes up to victory, well on its way to a World Cup win on Sunday.

Above: the Eiffel Tower quietly holds its own after all-night celebrations

10 July 2018

Calm before storm

A pre-game light dinner in Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

Above: San Daniele-draped burratas; grilled Mediterranean veggies; avocado crab; icy Aperol Spritz's with fresh mint

Le Hibou
16 Carrefour de l'Odéon 75006

Almost ready

Since early morning pubs, cafés and restaurants have been setting up for the big match tonight.