31 January 2017

Le Consulat

Many a painter has set up an easel on this corner to sketch the streets where Pissarro, Sisley, Cézanne, Toulouse-Lautrec, Renoir, Monet, Zola and Vincent Van Gogh roamed.

24 January 2017

Café view

Coffee and rain from Shakespeare & Co.'s newly opened coffee shop.

37 rue de la Bûcherie 75005

23 January 2017

Grave stones

A small cemetery is the final resting place of writer Marcel Aymé, Impressionists Eugene Boudin and Maurice Utrillo.

21 January 2017

20 January 2017

19 January 2017

18 January 2017

Two bikes

Colorful bikes stand out against the fence and wall of an ancient church.

17 January 2017

Hidden tea room

Step behind the doors of this lovely old hôtel particulier, now an art and cultural center, into a courtyard tea salon and another world.

Centre Culturel Suédois
11 Rue Payenne 75003 

16 January 2017

Fit for a king

Galettes des rois are sold throughout the month of January. These ones are topped with candied orange slices and dried fruit.

14 January 2017

Bean bag fashion

Handy with a sewing machine, the owner at this specialty coffee roasting / tea shop has turned burlap coffee bean sacks into an outfit. Live music and tastings on Sunday mornings.

La Brûlerie de Montmartre
66 rue Damrémont 75018

13 January 2017

11 January 2017

L’Embâcle fountain

What appears to be a street in severe state of upheaval is a bronze sculpture, a gift of the government of Quebec.

10 January 2017

7 January 2017

A good egg

The mossy courtyard of La Maison de l’Europe harbors a giant Croatian Easter egg symbolizing friendship among nations.

6 January 2017

4 January 2017


A sweatshirt at a small Left Bank specialty gift shop.

Gab & Jo
(French Concept Store)
28 Rue Jacob 75006

- Les soldes officially begin January 11th but stores will give discounts now if you ask -

2 January 2017


The Great Wheel, Egyptian Obelisk, Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, from a walkway next to Place de la Concorde.