4 March 2024

Monument Monday


Inside the Pantheon atop Montagne Sainte-Geneviève in the Latin Quarter, an enormous mausoleum with tombs of Victor Hugo, Voltaire, Alexandre Dumas, Pierre and Marie Curie, Rousseau, Louis Braille, to name a few.

1 March 2024

Fountain Friday


Niki de Saint Phalle sculptures at the Stravinsky Fountain, Centre Georges Pompidou / Beaubourg


28 February 2024

Waffle Wednesday

French gaufres, crêpes, crème brûlées, coffee, hot chocolate and old friends warm up a winter evening.


27 February 2024

Travel Tuesday: Savoie-faire


Melting snow meets melted cheese high in the Haute-Savoie region of France.
Recommended: fly/drive
 Direct flight (1-hr 5 min) + car rental (1-hr 10 min drive to Haute Savoie)
3 hours (or less) from Paris

26 February 2024

25 February 2024

Sunday driver


On certain Sundays during the year classic and vintage cars in top condition converge on la butte.

Above: the driver has stopped for a café