Full of positive energy we went with my American friend from Paris to watch on live stream race for the armchair in the White House . This event attracted crowds to the beautiful building of the French radio in Paris. Not Americans however. My friend dressed for this special occasion cap which provides for whom … More American election in French style
There are artists who shine briefly and fade away. Not Bruce Springsteen. He is made of steel. When you see him on the stage with his guitar, you know he is created by God to play and sing. But his book Born to Run proves that he can also write well. One friend invited … More Mr. Springsteen is a great writer
Late summer in Paris. The tourist season should reach the peak of activity but something is not as it should be. Passing the most frequented paths I don’t see crowds which were there at that time a few years before. One family from California which I showed the city a couple of days ago gave me the answer … More Visit or not to visit Paris ?
Ernest Hemingway has always been and will be one of my favorite writers. One day I peered into my favorite Shakespeare an Co bookstore and reached for his book A Moveable Feast . If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, Mr.Hemingway once wrote, then wherever you go for the rest of … More Following Hemingway in Paris
Psst – I’ve got a secret, That’s how you feel strolling around the Canal Saint-Martin, a 19th century waterway transformed from a Napoleon-era industrial channel into the most happening and trendy hood of Paris. Far away from the city center its a charming universe completely off the tourist radar. You will not find kitschy shops with miniatures … More Secret Canal Saint-Martin
The best way to discover Paris is a simple walk.When you walk you feel like everything around looks like Postcards from Paris ! French capital is divided into twenty districts. It’s like twenty different cities in one. I’ve been writing a lot of scripts walking the trail of writers, the history, the monuments, and even the … More DISCOVERING PARIS WALKS
FAIRYTALE MONTMARTRE Whenever I climb through the labyrinth of stairs to the top Montmartre hill I feel like in a fairy tale. Before this district has become the cultural epicenter of nineteenth and twentieth-century Paris it was just a small village and you still feel it even though parts of the district resembles a tourist … More DISCOVERING PARIS – WALKS