Category Archives: Parisien Sites

Hidden Gardens, Mansions, Minerals And Russian Chanting

Hidden gardens, mansions, and spectacular places not otherwise open to the public are the jewels I love seeing during the weekend of Journees Patrimone or heritage days.  A lot of monuments, châteaux and museums are generally open for free as well. I look forward to it each year and always marvel at the secret beauty… Read More »

Archeological Digs Around Paris And Fascinating Documents

No, I haven’t been digging around Paris, but plenty of archeologists do daily. I was able to see first hand what archeologists really do and see some very fascinating documents at the National Archives where the archeological festival was held. Paris has many treasures and secrets buried beneath this old city.  Though the underground looks… Read More »

A Taste Of Paris At The Grand Palais

I had never attended the Taste of Paris before, but thanks to very kind and generous friends who insisted on treating me and my daughter Aimée to this wonderful  event, I went last Sunday at the gorgeous Grand Palais. It doesn’t take much to tempt me to go to any food related event in Paris,… Read More »

Gardens of The New French President and Prime Minister

Emmanuel Macron is the newly elected French president and I wanted to give you another peek of the beautiful gardens of the French president’s home from a previous post. I am off to the healing Mediterranean sun and sea of Sicily, much needed for my grief wrecked body. No, I wasn’t invited to a garden… Read More »

Muguet, Neuroscience, Art, Politics And Old Books

Muguet, neuroscience, art and old books have nothing in common, except our neurons are essential to taking them in for sure!  Politics perhaps less, lol. May Day or International Labour Day is Muguet Day(Lily of the valley) everywhere in France.  Every corner and every few feet were vendors selling these tiny white bell looking flowers… Read More »