Jardin Catherine Labouré: an enchanting and unknown garden in a enchanting part of Paris, rue de Babylone in the 7th


The garden is named after a young 19th-century nun to whom the Virgin Mary was said to have appeared as she tended the kitchen garden. These days the garden’s visitors are far less spiritual – mainly Parisians wanting to relax in the 7,000-m² expanse of lawns and greenery. The garden’s fruit trees, vine-covered pergola and vegetable garden have survived the passage of time. It is an attractive spot in summer for an outing with friends or family, to sunbathe on the lawns or to walk along the cross-shaped outline showing where the convent once stood. http://en.parisinfo.com/paris-museum-monument/71138/Jardin-Catherine-Labour%C3%A9 29 rue de Babylone…

Lovely tearoom with sale of beautiful teapots in Bastille: Plaisir d’équi’thé


What a good surprise it has been to discover by chance Nathalie and her exquisite collection of teapots. I bought two of them (very cheap). I did not have the time to sit down to enjoy her wide variety of teas and pastries but for sure I will come back shortly in this lovely tearoom. Plaisir d’équi’thé: 12 boulevard Beaumarchais – 75011. Metro: Bastille

Shopping tour with Marcela: How about going straight to the best stores in Paris with a Parisian guide without losing time?


Shopping tour with our partner Marcela from http://www.madame-style.com/ Paris has more than 60,000 stores and each day a new store pops up in the city! How about going straight to the best stores in Paris with a Parisian guide without losing time? Discover her Shopping Tours: FRAGRANCE TOUR: Visit the best perfume stores in Paris! During our tour, you will discover not only traditional French brands, but also the ultimate brands of niche perfumery (2-hour tour). BEAUTY TOUR: Discover the best make-up and skin care stores in Paris! (2-hour tour) FASHION TOUR: Discover the best concept stores and the latest Parisian…

Direct train now from Paris to Giverny in one hour now every week-end during Summer: Le train de l’Impressionisme


Giverny is a small village in the west of Paris, which was made famous by the painter Claude Monet. In 1883, Monet fell in love with this place, he discovered through a train window. He bought a house there, moved in with his girlfriend, his two son and six children, and remained there until his death in 1926. Monet painted the first campaign in 1890 when he bought the house where he lived, he started his famous water lily paintings. He had built a pool of water turning the local river to get a visual effect. Not far from the…