Earlier this month, I wrote about the top exhibitions that I was excited to see this winter and fall. However, full disclosure. That list could
Wondering what to see and do in Paris? Story of a City has you covered. Join us as we explore all the exhibitions, historical sites, and off the beaten track attractions that this city has to offer.
There are over 45,000 castles in France. I wish I could say that I have visited them all, but 45,000 is a ridiculously large number
I am really hoping that this post is not too optimistic. I say this because it was about this time last year that COVID cases
STORIES OF PARIS
Get ready for a deep dive into the stories that make Paris one of the most fascinating cities in the world. From star-crossed lovers to political scandals that took down a Queen, all the stories of Paris are ready to be discovered.
Much like everything else in 2020, Paris Pride was cancelled last June. This year, however, the city has re-opened, and let’s just say that people
Spring is always a bit hit and miss when it comes to the weather in Paris. It can be gloriously sunny one day, and then
I started writing weekly articles about Paris back in the fall of 2018. It’s been two and a half years of telling stories about the
The history of France is long and storied, so if you are a history buff, this is the country for you. Come learn about the monarchies, revolutions, and movements that have shaped the course of this country, and so much more.
The mood in Paris this past week has been nothing short of joyful. Terraces are packed, musicians are playing in the streets, and not even
Napoleon Bonaparte, born Napoleone di Buonaparte, is one of the most famous figures in French history. A military and political leader, Napoleon first rose to
I recently found myself out for a walk with a friend, and we decided to take a stroll through the neighbourhood of Montmartre. Today, this
MY LIFE IN PARIS
Life in France is always an adventure. Whether it’s navigating the endless bureaucracy, learning the cultural norms (and taboos!), or integrating with the locals, life as an immigrant living in Paris is certainly never dull. And neither are the stories of my life in France.
Earlier this month I celebrated two anniversaries. First, September 6th marked seven years since I first arrived in Paris. Seven years! I had only planned
It’s been two months since Paris re-opened. Two months of being able to eat at restaurants. Two months of cinemas being open and live performances
Last October, I had the opportunity to have a staycation in Paris. I had never taken a staycation before, as I usually prefer to actually
Everyone knows about the Eiffel Tower. But what about the countless other sites of interest that this city has to offer? Find Me is an informal scavenger hunt across Paris, where any cobblestone, marker, or wall could be hiding something incredible, all just waiting to be discovered.
If you will recall, last year, the oldest clock in Paris was a featured FIND ME. This year, we’re changing it up and looking for
Paris has always had an uneasy relationship with new additions to the city. People hated the Eiffel Tower when it was first built. The Tour
How many statues of liberty are there in Paris? Yes, yes, I know. The Statue of Liberty is in New York, right? While it is
I love living in Paris. But I also love to travel, and sometimes those travels yield stories that are just meant to be shared. Travel Diary takes you to the places beyond Paris and the stories that make them worth the trip.
My first memory of seeing a movie in a movie theatre is going to see Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. And it was a magical
I am constantly talking about French history. Whether it’s on tour, over Zoom, or annoying my friends with ‘Laura’s fun facts about Paris’, I’m constantly
France is back in lockdown, which means I have a lot of time to sit in my apartment and think about all the wonderful sights
Whether it’s your first time visiting Paris or you’re a seasoned veteran, there’s always something new to discover about navigating this city. From using the Metro to knowing what to do in times of COVID, Visiting Paris has got you covered.
Last week I was walking through the Latin Quarter when I heard something wonderful. A beautiful mix of languages was echoing down the narrow streets.
I started last year by listing the top 10 reasons why you should visit Paris. While I certainly stand by them, I decided to broaden
Earlier this month, an article in the New York Times made waves in the art world. In it, critic Jason Farago suggested that the current